South African singer Simphiwe Dana's tribute to Marikana shootings
As South Africa celebrates 20 years of political freedom, multi-award winning singer and songwriter Simphiwe Dana has released a song called Nzima, inspired by the Marikana tragedy, in which the police shot striking mine workers in August 2012.
The song is also a prayer for a people that have had a history of violence inflicted upon them.
Simphiwe Dana spoke to the BBC's Taurai Maduna in Johannesburg about the recording of the song and her thoughts on freedom in South Africa.
30 Apr 2014
- From the section Africa