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Violence Plagues South Africa Election Campaign

Bongani Skhosana ran a business driving children to school in South Africa’s rural Umuziwabantu Municipality. The 40-year-old father of three was also running for local office as a candidate from the ruling African National Congress. But just weeks ahead of that vote, gunmen opened fire on his school bus, killing him in full view of the children. His death was one of at least 12 killings of political candidates and activists as the nation prepares for August 3 municipal elections....

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