Category: Mandela

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South Africa’s Winnie Mandela laid to leisure

South Africa has laid to rest anti-apartheid icon Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto. The ex-wife of the country’s former President Nelson Mandela died earlier this month at the age of 81. Tens of thousands of mourners burst into loud cheers as the coffin carrying her remains was wheeled into the stadium, less…

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Who was South Africa’s Winnie Mandela?

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 81. The anti-apartheid campaigner and second wife of the late Mandela, passed away after a long illness, her personal assistant confirmed on Monday. She was married to Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and icon of South…

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Winnie Mandela dies on the age of Eighty one

Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of the late Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 81. A veteran of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle, Winnie Mandela died on Monday afternoon, her personal assistant said. “She died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year,”…