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Experts: Pistorius trial a battle of popular lawyers
As the trial of Oscar Pistorius continues, prosecutor Gerrie Nel, also known as “The Pitbull,” and lead defense lawyer Barry Roux, one of South Africa’s most expensive attorneys, are the focus of public attention. NBC national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports.

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Image: Nelson Mandela
  Nelson Mandela: A revolutionary's life
View images of civil rights leader Nelson Mandela, who went from anti-apartheid activist to prisoner to South Africa's first black president.

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My name is Filda Adoch
  One woman's story of surviving 20 years of conflict in Uganda
Despite losing her leg, her son and two husbands to violence, Filda Adoch cares for her larger extended family, meeting each day with a resilient outlook.

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A diamond’s journey
From the mines in Africa, to polishers in India, to retailers in the West, follow a diamond's global path to market. (Enhanced with audio)
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  Famine strikes East Africa
Somali refugees are seeking shelter in Mogadishu and Kenya from extreme drought and hunger in what the UN's refugee agency is calling the worst humanitarian disaster in the world.

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  Zimbabwe, a nation in decline
Take a look at the country's tumultuous path since independence.

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