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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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