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    Mahatma Gandhi in his law office - Johannesburg, 1902 theguardian

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    1st Traditional "GAY" wedding - KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal, 06 April 2013 livemag.co.za

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    U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Nelson Mandela Memorial Service - Johannesburg, 10 December 2013 cnews.canoe.ca

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    Cecil John Rhodes' Funeral Precession - Cape Town, 03 April 1902 www.thesouthafricaguide.com

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    More than 15,000 people marched through central London to protest against the massacre of 69 unarmed demonstrators at Sharpeville on 21 March.  © Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London Holding Institution: Museum of London

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    Idi Amin Dada addresses a public rally - Uganda, 11 April 1979  © Mohamed Amin / Africa Media Online

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