Born-free - 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 22-year-old Aphiwe Jada from Johannesburg.

Aphiwe says the current political leadership in South Africa is set in its ways: "Old people do not want to adapt to the things that are happening now. They prefer to stick to their ... way of doing things when solving problems. We need new leaders who know what is the future."

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