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One day until 20 Years of Democracy

Tomorrow marks exactly twenty years since the first democratic elections took place in South Africa.

Politicians, celebrities and sports stars are reflecting on their highlights in the past two decades. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Tomorrow marks exactly twenty years since the first democratic elections took place in South Africa, paving the way for a new constitution for this country.

Politicians, celebrities and sports stars are reflecting on their highlights in the past two decades.

Musician Danny K says South Africa's freedom has allowed him to perform alongside artists from all backgrounds.

'Living in a democratic society where I can work with musician of different colours and races has made my job really that much more enjoyable.

"I couldn't imagine growing up in a country where I couldn't collaborate with anyone I chose to."

Former test cricket administrator Ali Bacher says the prominent political leaders of the 1990s need to be praised.

"It's a miracle and it's a credit to the political leaders in the early 90s, there could have been bloodshed in this country and to the absolute credit of people like Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk who came to some amicable agreement about the future destiny of this country."