The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) will be hosting a memorial lecture and commemorative event these coming days to pay homage to the 44 workers who perished during the Lonmin platinum strike of August 2012.Every year since the Marikana Massacre, AMCU has commemorated, together with various dignitaries, guests, leaders, and members of the communities, the lives lost by the comrades who were massacred by the State. The first event will be the customary Memorial Lecture which will take place on Wednesday, 10 August 2022, and the main event will be the commemoration on 16 August 2022.Wednesday’s Memorial Lecture will take place at The Maslow in Sandton, and the keynote address will be given by Prof JJ Tabane. Mr. Brian Ashley will be the guest speaker and AMCU also invited the CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater, Neal Froneman, to give a message of support. Members of the media are invited to attend the Memorial Lecture. Guests will start arriving at around 9:00 and the programme should be done by lunchtime.The Tenth Commemoration of the Marikana Massacre event itself will take place on 16 August 2022 at the site of the Massacre, the kopje in Marikana outside of Rustenburg.