President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken out on the Marikana tragedy to mark seven years since the event happened, saying this should never happen again.
Ramaphosa, who is on a state visit to Tanzania, on Friday took to Twitter and said the country must remember those who fell in Marikana on this day seven years ago.
“The Marikana tragedy stands out as the darkest moment in the life of our young democracy. Today we remember our 44 compatriots who lost their lives in Marikana seven years ago this week. Never again can we allow such a tragedy to befall our nation,” said Ramaphosa.