Art Honours Victims of Mine Killings in South Africa
While many are still trying to come to terms with what exactly happened after violent clashes turned deadly at Lonmin's Marikana mine, some are marking the historic tragedy in music and poetry.
Musician Gareth Smit picked up his guitar and recorded a song about the Marikana tragedy barely 24 hours after it was reported on the news.
West Cape News, 23 August 2012
In the tradition of a long line of folk singers, the Marikana tragedy last week moved young Cape Town musician Gareth Smit to write a song about the Lonmin miners' strike which has ... read more »