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We all know what today is. The Cape Times simply states: “It’s here.”

At first glance, this is Cape Town going to work. A domestic worker struggles onto the train carriage carrying a vacuum cleaner half her size. As she struggles for breath I see beneath her thick woolen cardigan the green and gold of a bafana shirt. In fact almost everyone, of every gender, age and ethnicity, seems to carry some…

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