Rustenburg - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) will on Wednesday, host the inaugural memorial lecture for of slain Marikana mineworkers in Johannesburg.
The memorial lecture would be held at the Sandton Convention Centre from 8:30am to noon, and Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe was expected to deliver the lecture.
The lecture is part of activities lined up ahead of the sixth anniversary of Marikana massacre commemoration on Thursday in Marikana near Rustenburg, North West.
Thirty-four mineworkers were killed on August 16, 2012 at Lonmin Marikana operations, when the police shot them at a koppie (a small hill in a generally flat area) near Nkaneng informal settlement, 78 injured and hundreds arrested.
The workers led by rock drill operators (RDOs) had waged a week-long wildcat strike demanding a minimum monthly salary of R12 500.