Graça Machel keeps properties, jewellery, cars

2014-02-03 16:28
Former president Nelson Mandela’s wife, Graca Machel, and his former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, console one another as they arrive at Mthatha Airport with Mandela’s remains. (Kopano Tlape, GCIS)

Former president Nelson Mandela’s wife, Graca Machel, and his former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, console one another as they arrive at Mthatha Airport with Mandela’s remains. (Kopano Tlape, GCIS)

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Johannesburg - Former president Nelson Mandela's wife Graça Machel will take ownership of four properties the couple jointly owned in Mozambique, according to the former statesman's will.

She will also keep their vehicles, jewellery she received during the marriage and all money in their bank accounts or invested with other financial institutions.

Machel and Mandela were married in community of property. She was his third wife. The properties are three houses in Maputo and one in Chilembene. Mandela's house in Houghton, Johannesburg, belongs to a family trust. However, Machel is allowed to take any artefacts or works of art from the residence.

The provisional assessment of Mandela's estate was about R46m, Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke told reporters in Johannesburg as he released Mandela's will on Monday.

Mandela left R3m each to Josina and Malengane Machel, the children of former Mozambican president Samora Machel and Graca Machel.

He left R100 000 each to Samora Machel's six children born from a previous marriage. The six are Joselina, Samora Junior, Manthyane, Atwane, Turila, and Olivia Machel.

Machel had 90 days to decide whether she would waive her right to half of Mandela's estate, Moseneke said.

Moseneke explained that when a couple were married in community of property they were entitled to 50% of the estate when one of the partners died.

"She may opt to have exactly half of the estate. It's an election that needs to happen in 90 days... that's still pending."

He said Machel had not yet given her decision.

- SAPA

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