"She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones", the family said in a statement.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the hero of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, affectionately referred to as "the mother of the nation", will be honoured with a state funeral, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said. She asked why the police officer had arrested the people, to which he answered: "I do not know". "She also championed gender equality", said the statement.
People pay their respects outside the home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Soweto, South Africa, April 2, 2018.
Madikizela-Mandela died on Monday at the age of 81. NewsDay reported that Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmaker Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga said that the Women and Youth Committee in Zimbabwe's parliament and the Women's Coalition were planning a memorial service for the late stalwart.
"Her courageous defiance was deeply inspirational to me, and to generations of activists". She helped Nelson Mandela a lot too.
Madikizela-Mandela was part of the complex politics that dominated the South African landscape as the apartheid regime cracked down on activists.
Soon after Winnie's death on Monday, media accounts of her life told how she was found guilty of kidnapping in a case where her bodyguards beat a 14-year-old boy to death in her home in 1988. So long as the struggle for power and control of the country-which has never been fully in the hands of the original people of South Africa-is unrealized, the heartbeat of Winnie Mandela will continue to send the life of liberation through it.
According to a family spokesperson, she will be laid to rest on April 14 in Gauteng Province. She must have spent years building up levels of resentment and anger that she probably dreamt of unleashing against her tormentors, wiping them off the face of the earth.
She was accused of running a mafia-style gang responsible for multiple murders and beatings in Soweto, and of endorsing "necklacing" - killing suspected informers with burning tires put over their heads.
Those are my thoughts every time I drive past Brandfort (named after a Free State Republic president with the surname Brand, suffixed with "fort").
"The wife of a freedom fighter is often like a widow, even when her husband is not in prison", Mandela wrote.
"Together hand-in-hand, with our boxes of matches and our necklaces, we shall liberate this country", she said. The marriage that survived decades of prison bars dissolved with a formal separation in 1992, two years after Mandela's release. "And he shed tears to say that 'we have chose to separate".
The couple were divorced in 1996, two years after Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black President. Despite it all she never lost her endless compassion.
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Yevtushenko said in remarks carried by Russian news agencies that a total of 30,376 people have left Douma since Wednesday. Twenty buses carrying 1,065 Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families left Douma for Al-Wafideen Crossing on Monday.
Lee, a North Korea expert and fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, told my colleagues in an email last week . Korea's Joongang Ilbo reports that 12,000 North Koreans were allowed to attend the second performance.
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Security personnel were deployed in large numbers in the areas that were civilians were injured in the clashes on Sunday. This raised the death toll in the ongoing massacre by the Indian troops in the occupied territory to 18.
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Apple hires former Google AI chief John Giannandrea
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Spotify soars in $26 billion stock debut
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Cosby case now has seven jurors
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Elizabeth Esty won't seek re-election amid harassment claims
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