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Campaign season begins in South Africa

Supporters of ruling ANC party pack stadium to hear Zuma's speech, which focuses on economic opportunity.

Last updated: 12 Jan 2014 06:13
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South Africa's ruling party has launched its campaign season ahead of general elections this year.

President Jacob Zuma, who leads the African National Congress, addressed thousands of supporters in the city of Nelspruit, delivering the party's election manifesto.

Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

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