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.
  • South Africa:  Marikana - Putting Words to Tragedy

    Daily Maverick, 25 September 2012

    South Africans are still trying to come to terms with what exactly happened in Marikana. And if the poetry and music on Marikana that has emerged so far is anything to go by, we ... read more »

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.

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