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Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the leader of the group Tumi and the Volume. Tumi is from South Africa. He writes lyrics that promote political awareness and hopefully bring about positive change in South Africa.

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BLK JKS is a four-piece band from Johannesburg. This group doesn't sound like anything you've heard out of South Africa before. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with two members of the band.

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Dissatisfaction with the ANC in South Africa

The African National Congress (ANC) is widely expected to retain power in South Africa when voters go to the polls on Wednesday. But dissatisfaction with the ANC and its new leader, Jacob Zuma, is growing in some areas. In one corner of South Africa, the Western Cape, the ANC may actually lose. Rhoda Metcalfe reports from Cape Town.

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Tomorrow is election day in South Africa. The ruling party, the African National Congress, is expected to retain power. That likely means the ANC's controversial leader, Jacob Zuma, would become president. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with author Alex Russell about his new book, "Bring Me My Machine Gun: The Battle for the Soul of South Africa from Mandela to Zuma."

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ANC wins South Africa

Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's Mohammed Alie in South Africa about the result of parliamentary elections there. The big winner appears to be the ruling African national Congress.

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South Africa's effect on Africa

South Africa has the continent's largest and most important economy. The World's Jason Margolis reports on what Jacob Zuma's expected election as South Africa's president could mean for the whole of Africa.

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Soccer news

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on how Spaniards are dealing with their loss to the United States in yesterday's Confederation Cup soccer match.