Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59, local media reported on Monday. Mandela, who was South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, passed away in Johannesburg in the early hours of Monday after a short illness, public broadcaster SABC reported, citing[…]
An attempt by the EFF to persuade the National Assembly to pass a resolution allowing for Cape Town International Airport to be renamed after struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was thwarted in the National Assembly on Tuesday. During what was a relatively chaos-free sitting of the National Assembly, EFF leader Julius[…]
Deputy Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga on Thursday reassured Parliament’s portfolio committee on transport that Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande is moving swiftly to give capacity to Airports Company South Africa and address allegations against its CEO Bongani Maseko. Committee member for the ANC Tembalam Xego asked the ACSA delegation[…]
The ANC had to fight for space on the programme of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral, which became a platform to shame the party for turning its back on her. City Press understands that the Madikizela-Mandela family was opposed to ANC speakers and made an eleventh-hour compromise to give space to the[…]
wo proposals made at Winnie Madikizela Mandela’s funeral on Saturday are likely to promote serious political discourse. This is according to PAC leader Luthando Mbinda who has objected saying his party has long been calling for the airport to be renamed after its founding leader, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe. “It will be[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) called for evidence to be brought forward following claims that about 40 journalists were involved in a deliberate smear campaign against struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela during apartheid. On Wednesday, eNCA aired the documentary ‘Winnie’, in which she claimed there were journalists working under[…]
A tribute to the late Winnie Madikizela Mandela by Ibrahim Kangwa Chibwe This is how I came to know Winnie Mandela. At some school in central Zambia, our school teacher would walk into class and shouts, “Morning class, open your social studies text books and go to chapter 6. Today[…]
The project to preserve and restore the house that late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was banished to in Brandfort in the Free State has been assigned to new contractors, the Department of Arts and Culture said. In a statement released on Wednesday, the department attempted to dispel rumours that nothing[…]
The official memorial service for the struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is to take place at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Wednesday. The government moved the memorial service from Regina Mundi Catholic Church in Soweto to the stadium. Last week, Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the change was made[…]
Capetonians will gather on Thursday to celebrate the life and memory of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who passed away at the age of 81 in Johannesburg on Monday 2nd April 2018. Affectionately known as the “Mother of the Nation”, the former South African first lady, stalwart, struggle activist and icon will[…]
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