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Voters lined up peacefully this week to participate in Egypt's first ever democratic elections, after a violent uprising saw the ousting of its former leader.
After 21 years of democracy, it seems South Africa is still struggling with its identity.
Klasie Wessels arrived in Nepal 10 minutes before the earthquake on April 25 and then led a SA tour group to Everest base camp, just days later.
A South African businessman in Marathon, Germiston is taking the protection of foreign nationals from xenophobic attacks into his own hands.
During the xenophobic attacks in Durban, Amuri Djuma's shop was looted and 80% of his goods was stolen. He still hopes to rebuild his life in SA.
Nine-year-old Dolly, staying in a temporary camp, doesn't understand xenophobia – but like hundreds of children, she bears the brunt all the same.
In the last decade there's been a revival of the idea that intelligence is influenced by racial origin.