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Polls close in South Africa
Around 29 parties jostle for the votes of about 25 million South Africans registered to participate in the polls.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 23:44 GMT
South Africans vote in general election
About 22,000 voting stations open for general election, which ruling ANC is expected to win despite political scandals.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 14:36 GMT
South Africans head to the polls
About 22,000 voting stations open for Wednesday's general election, which the ruling ANC is expected to win.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 05:59 GMT
Despite criticisms support for ANC endures
Once a beacon of hope, South Africa's ANC has become a source of disenchantment, yet is still tipped to win elections.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 06:52 GMT
Angolans in DRC have mixed feelings on home
Displaced by Angola's brutal civil war, some ex-refugees now living in DR Congo still don't want to return.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 13:37 GMT
Homophobia: Africa's new Apartheid
Both African and western governments are using gay rights as a political tool.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 20:05 GMT
Q&A: The post-Mandela South Africa
Mamphele Ramphele, founder of new Agang SA political party, warns against 'deification' of Nelson Mandela.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 19:46 GMT
Mandela remembered in the rain and mud
South Africa's urban poor reflect on Mandela's death, political exclusion and the burden of a failing economy.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 19:43 GMT
Mandela lies in state as SA says goodbye
Funeral will follow an imagery-rich route each morning until Friday, allowing people to pay their respects.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 18:40 GMT
Q and A: South Africa's Julius Malema
Al Jazeera interviews the populist politician about his thoughts on Mandela's life and death.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 10:46 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
Confronting ISIL: Why bombing is doomed to fail
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
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