Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti (R) reviews an honour guard with South Africa's Vice-President Kgalema Motlanthe prior their meeting on October 9, 2012 at Palazzo Chigi, the Italian Prime Ministry in Rome. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO
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German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle (R) shakes hands with Vice President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe on April 29, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Westerwelle is on a four day trip to Africa with stops in Ghana, South Africa and Mozambique.
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Gwede Mantashe, Jacob Zuma, Kgalema Mothlanthe and Jeff Radebe cutt the centenery cake at the Mangaung stadium during celebrations of the centenary of the ANC on January 8, 2012 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. South Africa's ruling party, the ANC celebrated its 100th anniversary with tens of thousands of supporters gathering at Mangaung stadium in celebration of the anti-apartheid movement's 100th birthday.
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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping (Left) accompanies South Africa's Vice President Kgalema Motlanthe (Right) to view a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People on September 28, 2011 in Beijing, China. South Africa(degrees)¯s Vice President Kgalema Motlanthe will visit China from September 28 to 30.