South African miners' hero charged with money laundering

The outspoken South African politician Julius Malema stormed out of court today, saying he was being fitted up by the government.

Mr Malema has been a key supporter of the recent miners strikes.

Today he was in court on trial for money laundering, which, he said, was an attempt to silence him.

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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.