Zoleka Mandela remembers Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Zoleka Mandela remembers Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The death of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, political and non-governmental organisations paid tribute to the former anti-apartheid activist, lauding her commitment to the liberation struggle. Affectionately known as the “mother of the nation,” Madikizela-Mandela died aged 81 at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a long illness.

Zoleka Mandela remembers Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The ANC Women’s League acknowledged the role she played in the freedom struggle. She did not die, she multiplied.

Zoleka Mandela remembers Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

We will forever be indebted to her contribution to the struggle,” the league said on social media. The EFF described Madikizela-Mandela as a “liberator,” “freedom fighter” and “mother of the nation”.

EFF commemorates the second anniversary of the passing of Mama Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela.

We remembering a liberator, a freedom fighter and mother of the nation

“She multiplied,” the EFF expressed on social media. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) also highlighted her contribution to the struggle.

“Mama Winnie represented a symbol of freedom,” NMF spokesperson Luzuko Koti said. “She represented resilience, persistence and tenacity.

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