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Little change for many in S Africa
Twenty years after Nelson Mandela walked free, many are still waiting for change.
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2010 13:10 GMT

When Nelson Mandela walked free from prison 20 years ago this week, South Africa's black majority was eager for social change and improvements in their quality of life.

The oppressive apartheid regime was on its way out, and in the townships, hopes for change were high.

But as Haru Mutasa reports, many are still waiting for a better tomorrow.

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Al Jazeera
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