#BornFree: 'I haven't seen any changes being made'

By Elections Team Time of article published May 7, 2019

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 -  noun a member of a generation born in a country after its transition to democracy, in particular, post-apartheid South Africa - Oxford Dictionary.

South Africa will hold its sixth national and provincial elections on May 8. As part of our #Elections2019 coverage, IOL has asked 94 Born Frees for their views on the upcoming elections. Will they be voting? Who influences who they vote for, if anybody? What issue would most affect their decision on who to vote for?

While never having endured the brutality of apartheid, the Born Frees face their own struggles, including high unemployment, access to education and issues around identity.

Watch as we speak to 21-year-old first-year IT student Nombuyiselo who says she has no reason to cast her vote with the rest of the country.

"I won't be voting. I haven't seen any changes being made so that's I can't vote," said Nombuyiselo.

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