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South Africa: Life today
BBC News Online asks how life has changed after a decade of democracy.

Siphiwe Mthembu, Mpumalanga

Life is still not good. It has changed for some people, not for others. Some people still have no jobs. People are hungry.

I live with my mother. She is not working. I want to go to school. I went up to grade five, but stopped last year because there was no money.

My sister has two children, so she says "I have no power to help you".

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