democratic elections

16Apr 2020

By Adv. Giselle Rüther South Africa celebrates Freedom Day on 27 April 2020. Freedom Day marks the first democratic election in South Africa in 1994.  Thabo Mbekhi at Freedom Day Celebrations in 2008 stated as follows: “The brutalities of the past – detentions without trial, disappearances of our people, deaths in detentions, hangings of those […]

27Apr 2016

Happy Freedom Day! It is impossible to reflect back on 27 April 1994 without reminiscing about the legend that is former President Nelson Mandela. Read Mandela`s statement after voting in South Africa`s First Democratic Election here: http://www.anc.org.za/show.php?id=3657 Two of our all-time favourite quotes: “Many people have been sceptical of our capacity to realise the ideal of […]