Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie touted but no decision yet on new name for Cape Town airport ACSA

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[…]

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral rift

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[…]

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Editors call for evidence of Winnie apartheid smear campaign

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[…]

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Learning about Winnie

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[…]

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St Georges cathedral to celebate Mama Winnie

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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