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Winnie Mandela was “fearless and remarkable” – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has eulogized anti-apartheid campaigner and former South African first lady, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, describing her as a fearless and remarkable woman. Winnie Mandela died on Monday after a long illness, which had seen her go in and out of hospital since the beginning of the year [2018]. Winnie Mandela and her former husband Nelson Mandela, who were both ...

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Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on Monday afternoon. She said the family would be issuing a statement later in the day. Born in Bizana in the Eastern Cape in 1936‚ she moved to Johannesburg to study social work after ...

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