Ntandazo Nokhamba

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Miner, Worker, Marikana Casuality

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16 August 2012

Ntandazo Nokhamba (36) was from Lebode in the Eastern Cape. He began working for Lonmin around 2006.

On 16 August 2012 he was killed at scene two after being shot once in the back by the police.

He was the breadwinner in his family and left behind his wife and 5 young children.

According to his wife, Nosakhe Nokhamba, “He called on 16 August 2012 and asked about the children. He said that he would call again after returning from the Koppie. I expected his call but it did not come.”

Last updated : 10-Aug-2016

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

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