Marikana massacre: Nine years on, what has been done?

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Police officers open fire on striking mineworkers outside the Nkageng informal settlement in Marikana on 16 August 2012.
Police officers open fire on striking mineworkers outside the Nkageng informal settlement in Marikana on 16 August 2012.
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The story: Monday marks nine years since 34 miners were killed and 78 seriously injured when the police opened fire on protesting miners at Marikana, North West. We take a look at what has been done since the incident. 

The details: To date, few of the recommended police reforms have been implemented, and only nine police officers had been charged. 

What we know: The massacre followed a week of intense protest where an estimated 3 000 miners demanded that the wage at the Lonmin platinum mine increase to R12 500 per month.

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