Hundreds of people have gathered at the koppie in Marikana in the North West to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the deaths of mine workers in August 2012.
South Africans remember the massacre as one of the darkest days since the dawn of democracy.
The President of Mining Union AMCU will address crowds that have gathered.
For more we cross to our reporter Mbalenhle Mthethwa in Marikana.
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