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South Africa celebrates 20 years since apartheid

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President Jacob Zuma led celebrations Sunday on the 20th anniversary of post-apartheid democracy in South Africa, insisting it is closer to its dream of a multi-racial nation despite stubborn inequality, poverty and corruption. 

People hold South African flags as they take part in the 20th Freedom Day celebrations at the Moses Mabhida Football stadium in Durban on April 27, 2014

"Our country has done well," Zuma said at a ceremony held two decades after the first all-race election that saw Nelson Mandela become the country's first black president.

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