Emulate, Sustain Legacies Of Winnie Mandela, Labour Urges African Leaders — Leadership Nigeria Newspapers


Trade unionists in Africa have urged African leaders to emulate and immortalize the memory of the late Winnie Madikizela Mandela, an anti-apartheid freedom fighter and former wife of Nelson Mandela who was laid to rest at a massively attended funeral at the week end in her township of Soweto.

Mrs Mandela died at Easter at the age of 81 in South Africa.

Addressing the eighth African Regional Executive Committee, in Dakar, Senegal last Thursday, the Vice President (Africa) of the Geneva-based Industriall global union, Comrade Issa Aremu said sustaining the legacies of Winnie Madikizela Mandela amounts to “throwing apartheid permanently into the dust-bin of history”, failing which he said “Africa risks resurrection of the evil of apartheid which Winnie courageously…

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