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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will hold local government elections on Aug. 3 this year, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

"We urge all those who are eligible to vote to register to vote ... so that together we continue to re-affirm and deepen our democracy," Zuma said in a statement.

(Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by James Macharia)

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