Markiana residents may find it difficult to vote for the ANC at the 2024 polls

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In the upcoming election, ANC supporters in Marikana find themselves grappling with the dilemma of voting for Cyril Ramaphosa, whom they still associate with partial responsibility for the 2012 massacre. The tragic event on August 16, 2012, saw police fatally shooting 34 striking mineworkers and injuring 78 others. At that time, Ramaphosa held a significant shareholder position at Lonmin Mine, now known as Sibanye, adding complexity to his relationship with voters in Marikana.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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