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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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