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

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 Nelson Mandela's former wife is being given a high-level send-off.
Her casket was draped in the national flag, and her granddaughter Swati Dlamini Mandela read the eulogy. She will be buried in Johannesburg.
Mrs Madikizela-Mandela died earlier this month at the age of 81.
A controversial figure, Mrs Madikizela-Mandela was lauded for her role in the anti-apartheid struggle.
But she later shunned... read more

 
14 April 2018 in World News, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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