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Presidential Scandal Overshadows Major South African Election

South African President Jacob Zuma did not expect the refrain of his re-election campaign to become "If you're number one, you get to drive the gravy train." But those are the words of a popular parody song that tears down the president as he tries to get himself re-elected in May. Zuma is immersed in a scandal over large-scale improvements he made to his private home with public funds. As South Africa faces a critical election next month, there is one unlikely word on many...

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