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5South Africa election: Campaign rallies for upcoming elections reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers.

The vote for president and parliament will be held Wednesday. President Cyril Ramaphosa promised more jobs, economic growth and a drive against corruption at the rally for the African National Congress, the party of Nelson Mandela that has governed the country since the end of apartheid in 1994.

Ramaphosa spoke to thousands of ANC supporters at a stadium in Johannesburg.

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