Ramaphosa can be sued for Marikana, says judge

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Jeffrey Abrahams/ City Press
President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Jeffrey Abrahams/ City Press


A scathing court ruling has found President Cyril Ramaphosa might carry some blame for the lead-up to the bloody Marikana massacre.

Besieged President Cyril Ramaphosa’s woes worsened this week when the Johannesburg High Court found that a case can be made that he “participated in, masterminded and championed the toxic collusion” between mining company Lonmin and the SA Police Service (SAPS) that led to the Marikana massacre.

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