The African National Congress’ (ANC) entire National Executive Committee (NEC) will on Thursday visit late struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s home in Soweto to pay their respects. Madikizela-Mandela passed away on Monday at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. She was 81-years-old. Scores of dignitaries and prominent personalities on Wednesday visited the home[…]
By Thakira Desai The mother of the nation, Mama Winnie Madikizela Mandela, has passed away, but memory of her legacy has forced the chalice of buried emotions to be purged throughout the country. Aged 81 at the time of her death, Mama Winnie spent most of her life shackled by[…]
By Thakira Desai Tributes are pouring in from all corners of the globe for the loss of struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, woman revered for her revolutionary activism. As one of several prison guards of former president Nelson Mandela during his incarceration at Robben Island and later at Pollsmoor Correctional Facility,[…]
At 92, he has faced many threats and attempts on his life. Thus when the South African Muslim Lawyers Association filed for him to be arrested and prosecuted for war crimes if he proceeded with his plan to address the South African-Jewish community’s gala Salute to Israel Sunday night, he[…]
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s lawyers confirmed that they had filed papers in court on Tuesday challenging the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape. “The papers have been filed in the Mthatha High Court,” her attorney Mvuzo Notyesi said. “It has been sent[…]
The ANC on Wednesday rejected a claim that ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was one of the “concerned MPs” who leaked information on the 1999 arms deal. “With no fear of contradiction, the ANC disputes the allegations as lies being peddled against Comrade Winnie,” deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte said in[…]
ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was one of the “concerned MPs” who leaked information on the 1999 arms deal, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday. “One of the prime names, in fact the leader, was Ms Winnie Mandela,” arms deal critic Terry Crawford-Browne told the inquiry in Pretoria. He[…]
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