The average age of the players in the Springbok rugby team is 30. So many of them have no memory of the 1994 moment, or the time in 1995 when Madiba — or was it Suzie the waitress? — wove  their magic to help the Boks triumph at the Rugby World Cup at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Companies such as MTN and Vodacom were both established in 1994 — and like the Springboks, are among the towering brands built on the success of that watershed year of transition. ..

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