Ministerial statement: 'Lessons to be drawn' from Marikana crisis

A ministerial statement on the Marikana crisis said there are "lessons to be drawn from this experience". Seems like a slight understatement.

The statement continues: "This has given concrete expression to what our country is known for which is resolving all our differences through dialogue".


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.