Anele Mdizeni

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Miner, Worker, Marikana Casuality

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16 August 2012

Anele Mdizeni (29) was from Elliotdale in the Eastern Cape. He started working for Lonmin in 2005.

On 16 August 2012 he was killed at scene 2 after being shot in the hip by the police.

Anele left behind his pregnant wife and two young children. According to his wife, Unathi Mdizeni, “Anele was an easy going person who loved his work and his family. He never liked violence. He always wanted to be successful one day and wanted a better life for his children.”

Last updated : 10-Aug-2016

This article was produced by South African History Online on 10-Aug-2016