Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2014
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All of Nelson Mandela’s descendants were present in the room when his last will and testament was read on Monday morning in Johannesburg. In order that the world did not see their faces, the media contingent was kept temporarily locked in the auditorium as the family left the Nelson Mandela Centre of...
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Dec 16th, 2013
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QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the “Last Post” played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense that they will never see a leader as gr...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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Johannesburg – As Nelson Mandela turned 95 on Thursday, still in hospital after being admitted on 8 June with a recurring lung infection, there was another upbeat account of his condition. His daughter Zindzi told Britain's Sky News he was making “remarkable progress” and was e...
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Jun 26th, 2013
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The former South African president’s condition has worsened over the last couple of days. Well-wishers and supporters continued Wednesday to gather outside of the Pretoria hospital where the former South African president has been receiving treatment for nearly three weeks. On Sunday, President...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG — Forensic scientists on Tuesday exhumed two bodies believed to belong to young activists last seen 24 years ago at the home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as police said they have opened a new murder investigation. The case reopens a dark chapter in the life of the then-wife of Nels...
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Sep 21st, 2012
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Fiona Forde,guardian.co.uk Malema’s common touch with the Lonmin miners showed he’s a survivor and an opportunist with no need for the ANC any more South African rebel Julius Malema was robbed of a platform this week when thousands of Lonmin miners decided to call off their six-week strik...
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Sep 12th, 2012
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By Eric Graham The words of Karl Marx have particular resonance when considering South Africa’s Aurora scandal: “The same prostitution, the same shameless cheating, the same mania to get rich was repeated in every sphere, from the court to the Café Borgne to get rich not by production, but by pocketi...
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Jul 24th, 2012
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“I do not respond to megalomaniac garbage.” This was the angry response by ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as she avoided a public spat with Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Tembisa Ndabeni. Madikizela-Mandela spoke to The Star after visiting award-winning veteran photographer Alf Kuma...
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was not a saint and was wrong to criticise President Jacob Zuma’s polygamous lifestyle, said deputy communications minister Stella Ndabeni, according to a report on Monday. Ndabeni took to social media and slated Madikizela-Mandela’s latest criticism of Zuma̵...
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Jul 12th, 2012
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Johannesburg – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had the full support of her family regarding her criticism of the ANC, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday. Madikizela-Mandela’s granddaughter Swati Dlamini, also the daughter of Princess Zezani Mandela-Dlamini, said she understood why her gra...