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Mine workers listen as they are addressed by their leader outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Mine workers listen as they are addressed by their leader outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Mine workers listen as they are addressed by their leader outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Mine workers protest outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Mine workers protest outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Mine workers protest outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Joseph Mathunjwa (C), president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), joins mine workers in a song after addressing them outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Joseph Mathunjwa (C), president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), joins mine workers in a song after addressing them outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe...more

Joseph Mathunjwa (C), president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), joins mine workers in a song after addressing them outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Joseph Mathunjwa (C, in green), president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), joins mine workers in a song after addressing them outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Joseph Mathunjwa (C, in green), president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), joins mine workers in a song after addressing them outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014....more

Joseph Mathunjwa (C, in green), president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), joins mine workers in a song after addressing them outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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