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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Lonmin miners to return to work with 22% payrise

A bloody six-week strike at the platinum Lonmin mine in South Africa will come to an end on Thursday after workers negotiated a 22% pay rise.

The action at Marikana turned violent last month when 34 miners were shot dead by police in a single incident. A total of 45 people died in the unrest.

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