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South Africans vote in first 'Born Free' election

A man casts his vote inside a voting station in Du Noon township near Cape Town May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Wessels

A man casts his vote inside a voting station in Du Noon township near Cape Town May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Wessels

A man casts his vote inside a voting station in Du Noon township near Cape Town May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Wessels
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South African President Jacob Zuma greets supporters of African National Congress after voting at a voting station in the Nkandla district May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

South African President Jacob Zuma greets supporters of African National Congress after voting at a voting station in the Nkandla district May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

South African President Jacob Zuma greets supporters of African National Congress after voting at a voting station in the Nkandla district May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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South African President Jacob Zuma places his ballot in the box at a voting station in the Nkandla district May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

South African President Jacob Zuma places his ballot in the box at a voting station in the Nkandla district May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

South African President Jacob Zuma places his ballot in the box at a voting station in the Nkandla district May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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Voters cast their ballots in Johannesburg's Soweto township, May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Voters cast their ballots in Johannesburg's Soweto township, May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Voters cast their ballots in Johannesburg's Soweto township, May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
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African National Congress (ANC) election posters featuring images of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma are displayed on a wall as a school boy climbs over it in Embo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

African National Congress (ANC) election posters featuring images of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma are displayed on a wall as a school boy climbs over it in Embo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

African National Congress (ANC) election posters featuring images of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma are displayed on a wall as a school boy climbs over it in Embo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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Election officials work in a classroom that has been transformed into a voting station on the eve of the general election in Embo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Election officials work in a classroom that has been transformed into a voting station on the eve of the general election in Embo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Election officials work in a classroom that has been transformed into a voting station on the eve of the general election in Embo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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