Happy Birthday to the countries!

Happy South Africa’s Freedom Day!

Frederik de Klerk and Nelson Mandela, two of the driving forces in ending apartheid. *Photo from Wikipedia April 27 is the Freedom Day, which celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. The elections were the first non-racial national elections where everyone of voting age of over 18 from any race group, including foreign citizens permanently resident in South Africa, were allowed to vote. Previously, under the apartheid regime, non-whites had only limited rights to vote. On the first commemoration of the holiday, President Nelson Mandela addressed Parliament: “As dawn ushered in this day,


There are people who will kill you for only US$100.

Interviewed & written by Isao Tokuhashi Mail to: itokuhashi@myeyestokyo.com   Robert Koch (South Africa) Audio products manufacturer (He’s been in Japan since 2006) My Eyes Tokyo had its first interview with a South African guy, Robert Koch, a craftsman who makes high end audio products in Tokyo. South Africa is the host country for the FIFA World Cup 2010, which will be held from June 11 to July 11, 2010. So the country is drawing attention from all over the world. But on the other hand, there are concerns about its security. Also South Africa used to adopt a system