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The era of one-party rule is over.
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In Uganda, a strip of fabric can help lift families out of poverty.
Control of Johannesburg is at stake.
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John was 11-years-old when his village was attacked. He is now one of thousands of refugees from the world’s youngest country living in Uganda.
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