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The Baltimore Sun

Election day approaches

South African scholars walk past a billboard portraiting the ANC (African National Congress) leader Jacob Zuma in Khayelitsha township on the outskirt of Cape Town, on Tuesday on the eve of South Africa's general elections. Polls tip the ANC to win at least 60 percent of the vote, with COPE and the DA earning about 10 percent each. Zuma has campaigned on promises to extend the gains of South Africa's democratic transition to the millions of people still living in poverty -- a task made all the more challenging by the economy's recent slide toward recession.Getty Images photo by Gianluigi Guerica