In two weeks, supporters of the Marikana Support Campaign have disrupted two events with senior ANC leaders at the University of Witswatersrand. Last month it was Trevor Manuel.
On Monday night, it was his National Planning Commission colleague, ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. He was there to sell the National Development's Plan's vision for the economy.
Instead, the crowd was reminded of the ongoing outrage over last year's massacre and Ramaphosa's Lonmin links.
Last October, Ramaphosa was the fallen hero. The man who many thought could be the ANC's white knight seemed to have lost his credibility when it was revealed at the Marikana Inquiry that he sent an email to Lonmin, of which he was a board member, labelling the strikers "criminals" and calling for a "concomitant" response.
The email came a day before the shootings. It is alleged he urged Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa to come down hard on the situation.
When Ramaphosa won the ANC's deputy president position, all that seemed forgotten. Since, he has been out campaigning for the party ahead of the 2014 election and pushing the National Development Plan (NDP) to reassure voters and investors the ANC-led state...