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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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Supporters of the opposition Democratic Alliance march against President Jacob Zuma ahead of the motion of a no confidence vote against him in Cape Town, South Africa. Brenton Geach/Getty Images hide caption

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Zuma Survives (Another) No-Confidence Vote In South Africa's Parliament

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Linda Fortune's family was forced out of District Six when she was 22. Growing up, the family often ate crayfish her father caught as a hobby. "If you had an overabundance of fish, you would share it with the neighbors," she recalls. Alan Greenblatt/NPR hide caption

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South African President F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, in 1993 for negotiating an end to apartheid. Earlier that year, de Klerk announced that South Africa had dismantled six nuclear weapons, becoming to first country to get rid of nuclear bombs that it had built. Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Giving Up Nuclear Weapons: It's Rare, But It's Happened

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Ahmed Kathrada, an anti-apartheid activist and close friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday in Johannesburg. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada talks during a tribute to his close friend and former South African President Nelson Mandela at Gandhi Hall on Dec. 8, 2013, in Johannesburg. Kathrada died on Tuesday at 87. Marco Longari /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-Apartheid Activist Ahmed Kathrada Dies At 87

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