AMANDLA!

2018-04-11 06:01

CONDOLENCES have been pouring in from across the country and abroad after the passing of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Monday, April 2 after a long illness.

Madikizela–Mandela died at the age of 81 and was married to the late Nelson Mandela with whom she had two children.

The ‘mother of the nation’ as she was affectionately known had a massive contribution to the liberation struggle while the country was gripped by the apartheid regime.

She was arrested several times by the apartheid police and was also banned and kept in isolation for over 400 days. Madikizela–Mandela had been a member of the ANC and at one point became the president of the ANCWL. She is survived by her two daughters Zenani and Zinzi and a several of grandchildren.

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