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Striking SA miners back to work

Striking workers at the Lonmin mine in South Africa are returning to work after agreeing a 22% pay deal, following weeks of industrial action. However protests continue at other mines in the country.

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South African Police: 'We are ending this strike'

Earlier today, before the violence at the Lonmin mine erupted, South African Police Service Provincial Police Commissioner Zukiswa Mbombo said, "our intention is to make sure that people leave that illegal gathering area where they are and that is what we will do today.

"And I said to you we wish we will do that still amicable, meaning we will ask them to leave. But then I don't want to explain to you 'if they don't, what then?'. What I told you is today we are ending this matter."

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