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Karen Allen

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South Africans vote for housing, clean water

May 18, 2011
Citizens of South Africa are voting today in local elections. These elections are expected to come down over issues of poverty, and not the traditional issue of race.

Most expensive World Cup kicks off in a month

May 11, 2010
The World Cup kicks off in a month, and South Africa's built five new stadiums, a new airport and brand new roads. But even a $6 billion budget wasn't enough to ensure the soccer World Cup began on schedule.