South Africa's Oscar Pistorius competing during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Glyn Kirk /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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BRICS leaders, from left, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Jacob Zuma, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a group picture during the BRICS 2013 Summit in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. Sabelo Mngoma/AP hide caption

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A shopper at a branch of South African retailer Pick n Pay in Johannesburg. Health insurer Discovery offers rebates on health food at the chain to its members who enroll in a health promotion program. SIPHIWE SIBEKO/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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HIV drugs not only can keep patients healthy but also can stop the sexual transmission of the virus. Here an HIV-positive mother picks up medications at a hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oscar Pistorius as he entered a court in Pretoria on Thursday. Mike Hutchings /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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South African Paralympic and Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius as he wept today while being charged with murder. Antoine De Ras /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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The Durban Children's hospital opened in 1931, as a facility for all races, but tensions during the apartheid era forced it to close in the 1980s. Courtesy of KwaZulu-Natal Children's Hospital hide caption

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A mine worker sings and dances during a gathering at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, on Wednesday. Some 270 miners were charged with murder Thursday in connection with the deaths of 34 of their striking colleagues. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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