10 facts and 10 photos: South Africa’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela


South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died on Monday April 2, following a long illness.

People from across the world continue to celebrate the life and legacy of the former Mrs. Mandela. South Africa has announced a state burial for the woman referred to as ‘Mother of the Nation.’

The controversies surrounding her personality, however persists, while some till date see and consider her South Africa’s heroine, some are not of a similar opinion.

Africanews looks back at who Winne Madikizela-Mandela was and whiles at it, presenting a series of photos of her life.

Born on Sept. 26,…

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