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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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President Trump listens as Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg speaks at a joint news conference Wednesday. At an Oval Office meeting on immigration policy, Trump said the U.S. should want more people from countries like Norway, disparaging Haiti and what he called "shithole countries" in Africa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'Racist' And 'Shameful': How Other Countries Are Responding To Trump's Slur

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (left) greets South African President Nelson Mandela in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 1998. The two men have shaped their countries in dramatically different ways. Rob Cooper/AP hide caption

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Former anti-apartheid activist Mohamed Timol, brother of the late Ahmed Timol, holds up a copy of the book "Timol: A Quest for Justice" at the judgment proceedings in Pretoria on Thursday. Gulshan Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Africa granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe after she was accused of assaulting a young woman at a Johannesburg hotel. Above, Mugabe addresses a youth rally in June. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South African model Gabriella Engels, who says she was assaulted by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, attends a press conference at the civil rights organization AfriForum on Thursday. Phill Magakoe /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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