South Africa's homicide rates have declined consistently since democracy, but remain among the highest in the world. They are about four times the global average at more than 30 per 100,000 people.
The Marikana tragedy has dominated recent South African memory and produced many different aesthetic responses.
The Farlam Commission has called for implementation of plans to demilitarise the police to prevent a recurrence of the Marikana massacre. But, no-one, including Farlam, has set out what this involves.
The much-awaited report into the Marikana Massacre of 2012 is finally out. A new book tells how the miners' struggles went on to influence labour relations across industries in South Africa.
Did the former union leader, multi-millionaire former businessman and current deputy president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, have the blood of 34 striking mineworkers on his hands?