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Mandela mystique clings to Soweto streets
In areas of Johannesburg where Mandela forged his political career, his presence was strong but not always enough.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 23:21 GMT
Post-apartheid South Africa fails Sowetans
Residents in township of Soweto say Freedom Charter has failed to live up to its promises.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2012 20:28 GMT
Post-apartheid Soweto: The struggle continues
Black South Africans from an area that once symbolised resistance to apartheid talk about where their community is now.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2012 13:37 GMT
South Africa's Freedom Day: 18 stories of democracy
Freedom Day stands as a reminder of the courage and sacrifices of all those who fought for an end to apartheid.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 15:41 GMT
S Africa urged to act on Zimbabwe
Liberian president uses Mandela lecture to warn that Zimbabwe might face civil war.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2008 01:06 GMT
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South Sudan's Machar speaks to Al Jazeera
Former vice president supports rebellion against President Kiir as violence flares and thousands seek refuge.
Interactive: Syria's refugee children
Explore the main challenges faced by more than 1.1 million Syrian children as they try to build a new life outside home.
Once a Nomad
Can a Namibian tech entrepreneur enhance the lives of nomadic Himba people through his app?
Ukraine: Across the dividing lines
Cornered by persisting protests, the Ukrainian government tries to push the image of a divided nation.
In pictures: Sri Lanka's war tourism
Tourists are flocking into the island's northeast following the defeat of the Tamil Tigers, worrying some residents.
In Pictures: Ukrainian protests continue
Demonstrators in central Kiev have reinforced their encampment with barricades amid ongoing unrest.
In pictures: Egypt's turmoil cripples tourism
Recent upheaval has put a major dent in the country's once-thriving tourism sector.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Three years later: Was it a revolution?
Persian Summer vs Arab Spring?
Is BDS' campaign against Israel reaching a turning point?
Reframing the abortion debate in Serbia and the world
Central Africa crisis: Cherchez La France
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