The African National Congress victory celebration drew hundreds of South Africans to Library Gardens in central Johannesburg on 10 May 2014. Jacob Zuma addressed his supporters to thank them for voting the ANC into the fifth parliament.
 Kenyans in the Dandora neighborhood of Nairobi wait to vote at James Gichuru Primary School on 4 March 2013. 
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 Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the presidential contest on 9 March 3013, after the failure of the electronic results transmission system delayed the process. Here, a group of Kenyatta's supporters celebrate his victory and sing the Kenyan National Anthem in front of the statue of assented statesman Tom Mboya in downtown Nairobi.
 Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the presidential contest on 9 March 3013, after the failure of the electronic results transmission system delayed the process. Kenyatta's opponent, Raila Odinga, has contested the IEBC results alleging fraud and voter intimidation. Here, a supporter of Raila Odinga protests in front of the Supreme Court in downtown Nairobi on 11 March 2013. 
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 People escape from Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi on 21 September 2013. Violent extremists linked to Al-Shabab killed at least 68 people in a siege that lasted 4 days.
 People escape from Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, aided by a private security agent (Center) and an employee of Nakumatt grocery store (L) on 21 September 2013. Violent extremists linked to Al-Shabab killed at least 68 people in a siege that lasted 4 days.
 A woman prays and calls for repentance at the National Inter-Religious Prayer Service at the Kenyatta International Convention Center attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Sheikh Muhamed Shebwana, and Father Charles Odira among other religious leaders in Nairobi on 1 October 2013. Following the terrorist attack on Westgate mall, calls for prayer, repentance and inter-faith dialogue have assembled large numbers of Kenyans.
 Inside Westgate Shopping Mall on 16 January 2014. Four months after the al-Shabaab attack on Westgate Shopping Mall, the clean-up continues and questions are still unanswered.

A large part of the mall collapsed due to a fire that started when Kenyan Defense Forces fired an anti-tank rocket at the terrorists' position inside Nakumatt Supermarket.
 Inside Westgate Shopping Mall on 16 January 2014. Four months after the al-Shabaab attack on Westgate Shopping Mall, the clean-up continues and questions are still unanswered.

A large part of the mall collapsed due to a fire that started when Kenyan Defense Forces fired an anti-tank rocket at the terrorists' position inside Nakumatt Supermarket.

Chief of security Paul Mbuzi locking up the front gate.
 Inside Westgate Shopping Mall on 16 January 2014. Four months after the al-Shabaab attack on Westgate Shopping Mall, the clean-up continues and questions are still unanswered.

A large part of the mall collapsed due to a fire that started when Kenyan Defense Forces fired an anti-tank rocket at the terrorists' position inside Nakumatt Supermarket.
 Supporters of the Democratic Alliance (DA) cheer during a speech by Premier Candidate Mmusi Maimane at the DA rally at Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa on 3 May 2014. South Africa goes to the polls on 7 May.
 Mxohisi Authar, 18, at the Democratic Alliance (DA) rally at Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa on 3 May 2014. South Africa goes to the polls on 7 May. Mxohisi Authar will vote for the first time when South Africa goes to the polls on 7 May. One of the generation of "Born Frees" who have never lived under apartheid, Mxohisi lives in the squatter camp in Wittville and he hopes a DA-led government will create jobs for his generation.
 Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Leader Helen Zille addresses her supporters at the DA rally at Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa on 3 May 2014. South Africa goes to the polls on 7 May.
 Supporters of Jacob Zuma's African National Congress at the rally at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on 4 May 2014.
 Supporters of Jacob Zuma's African National Congress at the rally at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on 4 May 2014.
 Musyoka Nguli, 38, lost his brother Samuel Nguli in the IED attacks at Gikomba market in Nairobi on 16 May 2014. Samuel was selling second hand clothes when the attacks happened. Musyoka was with him.  "My brother was hit in the head"  Musyoka said. "I took him in my hands." Musyoka took his brother to Kenyatta hospital with the Securex security team on duty but he succumbed to his injuries.
Gikomba is a very crowded marketplace in Nairobi where secondhand clothes, household goods and food are on sale. The IED attacks claimed 10 lives and injured at least 97 others.
 Entrance to the Medina in Tunis the day before election day, 22 October 2011.
 Tunis. 23 October 2011. 
90% of registered voters waited in line for hours at the polling station on rue de Marseille to cast a vote in the first free elections in Tunisia's history. 

Saida Khoraicha.
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