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2015: a year of challenge or possibility for South Africa?

In South Africa 2015 holds promise, but equally it holds the continued concerns about inequality, poverty and exclusion. We were recently reminded of that as the African National Congress celebrated its 103rd birthday. Africa’s oldest liberation movement can be rightly proud of leading the country to its first democratic election in 1994. But, the materialistic brashness with which current birthdays are celebrated makes it is easy to forget the ANC’s proud struggle against racial oppression