Nelson Mandela Foundation honours Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana said at the event held in front of the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg that with Madikizela-Mandela’s passing “we have gained an ancestor of active citizenship”. He said this after leading the gathering in observing a moment of silence for her.

Monday 9 April marks exactly 100 days to what would have been Mandela’s 100th birthday; and a week since Madikizela-Mandela passed away on 2 April after an illness.

The public event honoured and celebrated the life of struggle icon Madikizela-Mandela, who many at the commemorative event described as fearless, selfless and heroic.

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