South Africa: All must defend media freedom – Zuma

source: IOL
June 30 2009 at 07:25AM
By Jacob Zuma

This has been an exciting period for South Africa. Among some of the exciting milestones have been our national elections, which have been a defining moment in the history of our country and our democracy.

Our elections made a huge impact in our country and particularly the African continent.

Our youth were visibly excited by the elections, which augurs well for our democracy.

The elections generated such an electric atmosphere that many people compared them to the 1994 elections.

We have successfully hosted the 2009 Confederations Cup, a dress rehearsal for the 2010 Fifa World Cup. The organisers acquitted themselves well, and the people of South Africa went to stadiums in great numbers to [continue reading]

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