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South Africa Election

Dawn Voting, Landslide Survivors And A Feast In Kosovo: Week In Photos

Posted 05.10.2014 | World

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos off...

Jacob Zuma Reportedly Has 20th Child With Friend's Daughter

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South African President Jacob Zuma has allegedly fathered a child with friend and powerful soccer businessman Irvin Khoza's daughter Sonono Khoza, acc...

Should Women Fear a Zuma Presidency? Maybe Not

Liesl Gerntholtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Liesl Gerntholtz

I doubt that even Mr. Zuma would be able to silence the voices of women who will continue to demand equality and a country where they can live lives free from violence.

South Africa's ANC fails to get 2/3 of seats

AP | CELEAN JACOBSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRETORIA, South Africa — The leader of South Africa's long-dominant ANC was treated like a president-elect Saturday after his party swept parlia...

Helen Zille: Western Cape Is Ours

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille arrived at the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) results centre in Pretoria on Thursday morning looki...

South Africa Election: ANC Leads In Preliminary Results

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's governing party set off fireworks and popped fizzy bottles of champagne Thursday as ballots were counted in the co...

South Africa Election: ANC Party Expects Big Win

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Lines of South African voters snaked around dusty fields, up misty hills and around gritty urban neighborhoods Wednesday, all for...

Jacob Zuma's First Lady Remains A Mystery For South Africa

Independent | Daniel Howden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While it is customary before an election to wonder who will emerge as first lady, it's unusual to ask the question when only one man can possibly be p...

Mandela Endorses Jacob Zuma At Massive Election Rally

washingtonpost.com | Karin Brulliard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG, April 19 -- Pollsters and analysts predict a clean sweep for the ruling African National Congress when this nation goes to the polls on ...

South Africa Election Campaign Ignores Nation's Xenophobic Troubles

Inter Press Service | Tiny Magija | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG, Apr 17 (IPS) - In May 2008, South Africa was rocked by the worst xenophobic attacks that the country has ever seen. Less than a year l...

Will Jacob Zuma's South Africa Be Democracy's Shame?

Andrew Belonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Belonsky

Jacob Zuma's commitment to communism, apparent disdain for free press and alleged meddling in the justice system are enough to raise the hairs on anyone who believes in open, transparent liberal democracy.