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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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Zuma: 'Strikes will make the country worse off'

South African president Jacob Zuma has responded to the threat of strike action by the country's platinum miners.

He said: "Illegal strikes and intimidation will not help striking miners", adding it would "make the country worse off".

He said that strikers' concern should be addressed within the "labour framework".

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