Rory Steyn

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South African president Nelson Mandela presents the William Webb Ellis trophy to captain Francois Pienaar after the victory over New Zealand in the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Poisonous coffee. The Friday morning before the World Cup final Frank Bunce gingerly moved off his toilet bowl to track down Dr Mike Bowen. “Doc, I g(...)

Determined: queueing to vote in 1994. Photograph:  William F Campbell//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Twenty years ago today South Africa was at the dawn of a new democracy. Decades of the worst oppression were about to come to an end. As Nelson(...)