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Faster than South Africa's Telkom Internet? Yes, but the slowest snail in your garden will beat that state run entity's pathetic Internet service. Spare a thought for the poor Safricans who depend on the net for business or other reasons.
Yes, we left a lot behind. For instance: A language that we loved. But we also left behind a political system of oppression that we hated, controlled by a secret society of religious bigots.
But the overriding factor is the interest of your kids. They are so much better off in America. We are grateful that the Americans accepted us and today we are all US citizens.
That's a question only a mail chauvinist would ask.
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