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SA Miners Lose Jobs

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 15 January 2013

14,000 South African miners lose their jobs at platinum mines hit by unrest last year. We hear how rising costs and falling demand for platinum have contributed to the decision by owner Anglo American Platinum. The iconic British music chain HMV collapses as buyers desert physical shops for digital downloads and online shopping websites. Plus speculation that Apple's iPhone 5 isn't selling as well as predicted - and Facebook prepares to make a big announcement.

(Image: Miners at Amplats, AFP)

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