On 27 April 1994, South Africa held its first democratic elections which gave birth to freedom and constitutional democracy. It was a special moment for millions of South Africans, who for the first time could vote for the government of their choice in the country of their birth.
South Africa will once again mark Freedom Day on Thursday, chronicling a journey of 23 years since millions of its people voted for their government of choice on 27 April 1994.
West of Bizana in the Eastern Cape, below the majestic Ngele Mountains that stretch all the way to Kwazulu Natal, is the peaceful and quiet village of Nkantolo.
This is where Oliver Reginald Tambo was born, grew up and attended school.