Malema: ‘They failed to protect the house called 802 yet they protect the statue of Paul Kruger’ - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-04-11 18:30

Get all the details on the memorial service of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at Orlando Stadium in Soweto; and the EFF's tribute to the struggle icon that was held in Brandfort.


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11 Apr 20:58

GALLERY: Winnie memorial - Honouring the Mother of the Nation

Crowds gathered in Orlando Stadium in Soweto for the official national memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, and the EFF held a separate service in Brandfort, Free State.


11 Apr 20:58

'I'm here as a friend of Mama Winnie' – De Lille at EFF memorial

Patricia de Lille attended the EFF's memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as a friend of the struggle stalwart, the Cape Town mayor said.


11 Apr 20:57

'Don't act like ungrateful children' - Mam' Winnie's grandson to her detractors

Don't behave like ungrateful children, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's grandson Bambatha Mandela told the late struggle icon's detractors at her memorial service in Orlando, Soweto, on Wednesday.


11 Apr 20:56

Winnie an indestructible rock against apartheid - Mabuza

Deputy President David Mabuza has paid tribute to fallen struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and described her as an indestructible rock against apartheid and a special person, who sacrificed her life for the whole nation despite being treated with contempt.


11 Apr 20:56

Mama Winnie's life's work of returning the land to the people non-negotiable - Duarte

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's "life's work of returning the land to the people is non-negotiable", ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte said.


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 Malema questions what a mourning period is. It means the nation is mourning, he says.

“What must I do as a South African?”

He says a league must be suspended, that is why Kaizer Chiefs is losing.  

"We need cultural revolution in South Africa."


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She wanted to live among the people of Soweto.

We don’t even know what the real issues our people are facing.

Mama had a constant interaction with the people of Soweto, she knew what issues they were facing. She didn’t hear about it in the media.


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Don’t be wheelbarrows, be thinkers like Winnie. Mama taught us not to live a lie.

Speak your mind, express yourself but do it with humility.


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You touch our mother you touch us, Malema warns.

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We came here to say thank you, in the presence of the people of Brandford. Thank you for protecting mama.

If it was not for you this freedom would not have been realised.


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Women make better soldiers, leaders, they are mothers.

Winnie Mandela was a mother. We ate her food, slept at her house. We know the love from Winnie Mandela. She was a caring mother who would do anything for her children, Malema says.

She didn't care what came her way. In everything she did, she wanted to protect her children.


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We see women as soldiers equal to all soldiers. All reasonable people don’t have a problem with listening to women.

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Never hate women, they are human beings and are capable of doing what men can do. Winnie Mandela is an example that women can carry an AK47.

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Malema says that even though “they” (the government) neglected you, provides no housing or water for residents of Brandford, “you housed a stalwart”.

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