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Wednesday's local government vote came less than 20 years after South Africa's first multiracial election and could start a shift toward a more robust multiparty system.
South African President Jacob Zuma announced a $30 million credit package for Cuba and forgave Cuba's debt to South Africa during a state visit to the island nation, a decision his opponents criticized Wednesday.
Foreign visitors in Washington this week include Prime Minister Benjamin Netyanhu of Israel, who meets President Obama to discuss sanctions on Iran, Israel's policy toward Hamas terrorists in Gaza and other Middle East issues.