Lonmin workers have celebrated after their employer agreed to pay them up 22% more, following weeks of industrial action.
Many South African miners returned to work today, however protests continued throughout other regions.
The standoff between striking miners and South African authorities hardened as workers rejected a new deal and 'gatherings' were banned.
The expelled ANC firebrand politician Julius Malema tells ITV News black South Africans are worse off now than they were during apartheid.
Fifty of the South African miners who were charged with the murder of their colleagues have celebrated their freedom outside a courthouse.