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Nomvula Paula Mokonyane - A Zuma loyalist and campaign leader

Nomvula Paula Mokonyane premier, Gauteng province/Photo©V. NHLAPO/SOWETAN/GALLO IMAGES/GETTYNomvula Paula Mokonyane is known by gender and civil society activists as 'Mama Cash' thanks to her generous contributions to provincial organisations.

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Paul Shipokosa Mashatile, an anti-Zuma, power in the province

Paul Shipokosa Mashatile, ANC chair, Gauteng province/Photo©AFPGrowing up in Alexandra township in Johannesburg, Paul Mashatile began his political life the Congress of South African Students and then the ANC Youth League in the 1980s.

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Côte d'Ivoire: Money men, politicos and those who keep an eye on them

Despite the problems of stamping out corruption there is a good smattering of competent people in top jobs.

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Nigeria: United they stand against Goodluck Jonathan

The All Progressive Congress hopes to draw support from its constituent parties and beyond/Photo©SUNDAY ALAMBA/AP/SIPA ... but politicians from all regions and disparate parties will have to keep their egos in check and division to a minimum if the opposition alliance is to have any chance of unseating the ruling PDP in upcoming 2015 general elections.

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Uganda: We are rebranding the party - FDC president, Mugisha Muntu

Mugisha Muntu President, Forum for Democratic Change, Uganda/Photo©Samson Baranga for TarMugisha Muntu, the leader of the opposition, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) says that while protests against the regime will continue, the party must shift its focus to communicating its agenda for change.

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Elections in Mali: Who are the candidates?

Soumaïla Cissé and fellow candidates sign up/Photo©Emmanuel Daou BakaryA crowd of candidates line up as Bamako presses on with 28 July polls.

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