/ 1 December 2023

Country goes to the polls under a shadow

History Of Nelson Mandela
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 13: Nelson Mandela speaks to ANC supporters during an election rally on April 13, 1994 in Durban, South Africa. The pre-election rally was just weeks before the historic democratic election on April 27, 1994 that Mr. Mandela won. Mr. Mandela became the first black democratic elected president in South Africa. He retired from office after one term in June 1999. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)
Ten years after South Africans mourned the loss of Nelson Mandela, his legacy still looms large – but is the huge political vacuum he left that affects our lives the most

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