Tomorrow South Africans will commemorate 30 years since our country was reborn as a democracy after centuries of colonialism and apartheid. Undoubtedly, April 27 2024 will stir up mixed emotions — predominantly of despair and hope.

Thirty years ago on Saturday, weary of internecine conflict, millions of South Africans voted in the first all-race elections. Through their vote they chose a future of peaceful coexistence and constitutional democracy...

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