Winnie: Mother and spear of the nation

From Beijing to Stockholm and at home in Soweto, Sylvia Vollenhoven writes about the Winnie she knew so well

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Mbhongweni – The village that birthed a fighter

Dlulayithathe Madikizela remembers his cousin Winnie’s beautiful smile and good heart.

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Winnie’s friend keeps memorabilia safe for Madikizela-Mandela museum

A broken typewriter Winnie Madikizela-Mandela once used, a collection of vinyl records she listened to and a wooden bookshelf continue to gather... read more

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Qunu chief: It was Winnie’s house

Qunu chief Nokwanele Balizulu remembers how Winnie Madikizela-Mandela became her pillar of strength when her late husband, Sonwabo, was... read more

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Living forgiveness: Mananki Seipei on how Winnie helped her heal

Mananki Seipei tells Poloko Tau how Winnie Madikizela-Mandela helped mend her broken heart.

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First Stompie then his doctor: Asvat family still doesn’t have closure

The death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has opened old wounds for the family of slain Soweto struggle doctor Abu Baker Asvat.

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‘I fear nothing’: Winnie in her own words

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was a woman who didn't mince her words. Here are some of her most colourful quotes.

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Paul Verryn’s road to forgiveness and reconciliation

Without saying a word, a smiling Winnie Madikizela-Mandela hugged Reverend Paul Verryn, the man she had accused of sexually abusing five boys, and left.

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