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South Africa's ruling party faces biggest election challenge

The ANC has won more than 60% of the vote in every election since 1994, but have fallen below 55% in this election. The ANC has lost a key municipality named after its star, Nelson Mandela Bay, to the Democratic Alliance. Final results are due on Saturday. "These voters are concerned about the issues affecting the economy and unemployment". Voters, facing a lack of jobs and poor basic services, have been incensed by a string of corruption scandals that have engulfed Zuma.

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Ibra scores as Mourinho starts with United victory

Liverpool, facing three away games to start the season because of building work at Anfield, could have been two goals down at halftime against last season's runners-up Arsenal. "The first half we weren't 100 per cent but second half became easier, there was more space". Rooney said the combination of four great signings, plus a new manager, would mean "lots of excitement" for United fans, many of whom had been critical of what the team's uninspiring football under Mourinho's predecessor ...

Australia, Spain reach semifinals in Basketball at Olympics

Then the Jazzman jetted off for Brazil, just in time to join the Australian national basketball team in their bid to capture a medal in the sport at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro . As they have done throughout much of the competition, the Boomers got off to a fast start. Another evolution of this impressively cohesive Australian unit is how each player has not only been able to step up when required, but to display a variety of skills when doing so.

USA battles Brazil in beach volleyball semifinals tonight

The best Walsh Jennings and Ross can do is a bronze medal when they play Brazil's other women's team Wednesday. Walsh Jennings has won three consecutive gold medals and is looking for her first with Ross . After receiving his second Olympic gold, Andy Murray slammed sexist BBC reporter during his live interview in Rio Olympics 2016 . Ludwig and Walkenhorst will win their nation's first women's beach volleyball medal of any color and, if they win gold, Germany's second Olympic beach ...

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