S.Africa’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died after long illness – family


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully on Monday following a long illness, a family spokesman said.

“She died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year,” Victor Dlamini said in a statement.

“She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.”

Reporting by Nqobile Dludla; Writing by Joe Brock; editing by John Stonestreet

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