The president of South Africa and the ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa (centre),  in Soweto. After casting his vote in this  week’s elections, he acknowledged the “rampant corruption” of recent years. Photograph:  Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images

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Queen Elizabeth in conversation wiht President Michael D Higgins during the State visit in 2014. Photograph: Getty Images

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