Thuli Madonsela | Voting is both a skill and a right

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Less highlighted in narratives about voting as a powerful tool in the hands of the people, is the fact that voting is not only about choosing individuals to manage our collective affairs. Photo: Gallo Images/Die Burger/Jaco Marais
Less highlighted in narratives about voting as a powerful tool in the hands of the people, is the fact that voting is not only about choosing individuals to manage our collective affairs. Photo: Gallo Images/Die Burger/Jaco Marais

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This was the day when grown men and women such as Nelson Mandela, Albertina Sisulu and my father, Bafana Madonsela, who were approaching 76, 82 and 79, respectively, were voting for the first time in their lives.

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