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Winnie Mandela: Soweto send-off for anti-apartheid fighter

Crowds have gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Thousands of mourners have crowded into a stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, where the campaigner is being given a high-level send-off. Her casket was draped in the national flag, and her granddaughter Swati Dlamini Mandela …

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What Winnie Madikizela-Mandela meant to me

As Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is laid to rest, South Africans share how the anti-apartheid campaigner changed their lives – some in very personal ways. Nolwazi Duma “Winnie Mandela meant a lot to me, she was an inspiration to the nation and the whole of Africa. She put a mark on how …

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