On 16 August 2018, it's exactly six-years after the horrific Marikana Massacre that shook the country.
While many took to social media to honour those who fell victim to the police shootings, Julius Malema took it upon himself to add an insult to President Cyril Ramaphosa, whom many hold accountable for the death of the Marikana miners.
Taking to Twitter, the Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) leader said Marikana was "proudly brought" to the people by Ramaphosa, The Citizen reported.
"Remember the butchering of defenceless workers by the @MYANC government at Marikana on this day. Let’s call it by a rightful name #MarikanaMassacre, proudly brought to you by @CyrilRamaphosa," Juju captioned the post.
Malema was not the only one who called Ramaphosa out, DA leader Mmui Maimane gave his two cents on Wednesday.
As Briefly.co.za reported previously, Maimane called on the South African head of state to declare 16 August the Marikana Memorial day.
Meanwhile, the widow of Lonmin security guard at Marikana, Aisha Fundi, accused the government of not tending to the needs of the families of the fallen miners.
Speaking to 702.co.za, she said the 34 victims were made a priority but 10 families being ignored.
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