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In 1994 Nelson Mandela revisited the cell at Robben Island prison where he was jailed for more than two decades. Louise Gubb/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Nelson Mandela's Prison Letters: 'One Day I Will Be Back At Home'

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in Johannesburg in December 2017, made the doek, a head covering and symbol of African womanhood, her trademark. Mujahid Safodien/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma resigns his post in a televised address to the country last month. Now, just one month later, the embattled erstwhile leader faces 16 counts of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Residents wait to fill containers at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. Bram Janssen/AP hide caption

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Every Day Seems Like 'Day Zero' To Some Cape Town Residents

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Cyril Ramaphosa seen delivering a speech Sunday at the Grand Parade in Cape Town, South Africa, before he was elected president. AP hide caption

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South Africa Elects Cyril Ramaphosa As Its New President

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South African President Jacob Zuma (right) shares a laugh with Cyril Ramaphosa in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2012. Zuma resigned Wednesday and is widely expected to be replaced by Ramaphosa. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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The Theewaterskloof Dam is at just 13 percent capacity and is full of sand and dried tree trunks. About 85 miles north of Cape Town, the dam supplies both city and local farmers. Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South African Farmers Lose Crops And Workers Amid Crippling Drought

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People collect drinking water from pipes fed by an underground spring last week in Cape Town. Next month, the city will slash its individual daily water consumption limit to 13.2 gallons, the mayor said, as the city battles its worst drought in a century. Rodger Bosch /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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