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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
Move to challenge S Africa's Zuma fails
Would-be presidential candidate appears to have changed her mind about merger of her party with main opposition group.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 18:28 GMT
S Africa opposition to field black candidate
Mamphela Ramphele, founder of Agang party, becomes Democratic Alliance's first black candidate for presidential post.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 18:25 GMT
Violent protests hit South African city
Cape Town officials point accusing finger at ANC Youth League, which had threatened to make the city "ungovernable".
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 18:04 GMT
Thousands march as South Africans strike
Unions federation called national strike to demand improved worker rights and end to controversial road tolls scheme.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 19:42 GMT
ANC wins South Africa local polls
After most votes counted, figures show an increase in opposition support despite ruling party victory.
Last updated: 21 May 2011 06:45 GMT
Gains for opposition in S Africa vote
Preliminary results of Wednesday's local body polls show increase in opposition support despite ANC lead.
Last updated: 19 May 2011 16:12 GMT
South Africa's long walk to vote
Fifteen years after first vote, euphoria has made way for more tempered expectations.
Mike Hanna, Johannesburg, South Africa
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 15:48 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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