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April 15, 2018 3:26 AM Winnie Mandela: Footprints of an amazonThe Sun News

Greek Mythology, the Amazons were described as a tribe of warlike women, feared by their neighbours and holding their own in a male dominated world. They sure went down in history as a revered race.And in recent times, the word Amazon describes a tough woman whose uncommon zeal and desire to succeed makes her stand out from the pack. As the South African 46

April 6, 2018 2:09 AM Winnie Mandela: A tributeThe Sun News

It is no longer news that Winnie Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid crusader and former wife of the First Black President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, has died at the age 81. According to a family source, she passed away after a protracted illness. Her death, no doubt, symbolizes the end of an ear for South Africa in the history of struggles 28

April 4, 2018 12:24 AM Lagos Assembly mourns Winnie Mandela, celebrates Tinubu at 66

The Lagos State House of Assembly has described the death of Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of the late former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, as a great loss to Africa. Speaker Mudashiru Obasa said at yesterday’s plenary that “Winnie Mandela was very loyal to her country and fought against the apartheid regime in South Africa.” He urged women not to take the back seat when it comes 29

April 2, 2018 5:27 PM Winnie Mandela: Fani-Kayode reacts to death of South African anti-apartheid crusader

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Monday reacted to the death of Winnie Mandela, wife of late anti-apartheid crusader, Nelson Mandela. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described the deceased as a great woman whose memory would remain “etched in our hearts and minds till the end of time.” In a tweet, the former Minister said Winnie 29

April 2, 2018 3:46 PM Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie is dead

Winnie, 81, who was married to Nelson when he was imprisoned on Robben Island, passed away on Monday. “She died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year,” Victor Dlamini, family spokesman said in a statement. He added: “She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family 31

February 14, 2018 10:20 PM South Africa: Jacob Zuma resigns as President

Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, has resigned after days of defying orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office and on the eve of a no-confidence vote in parliament. In a televised address to the nation late on Wednesday, the 75-year-old said he was a disciplined member of the ANC, to which he had dedicated his life. “I fear no motion 23

February 10, 2018 1:58 AM Mike Adenuga buys Masekela’s trumpet

a tale of two African giants—one a giant of enterprise, the other a giant of jazz, Africa’s “Father of Jazz” and trumpet maestro. Their paths crossed in Ghana resulting in Mike Adenuga buying the trumpet of the world-acclaimed South African jazz icon who died in January of prostate cancer at the age of 78. The encounter is told in our long-awaited book, The GURU—Eyewitness 24

January 24, 2018 9:57 AM Winnie Mandela Hospitalised For Kidney Infection

The Times Live online new site announced that South African’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has been hospitalised for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery. Her spokesman Victor Dlamini, said the 81-year-old had complained of a “loss of appetite” and that “one of her legs was painful”. “Upon admission‚ it was discovered that she had an infection 31

October 21, 2017 1:50 AM S/Africa’s President Zuma in trouble after Imo visit

South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said it had given President Jacob Zuma till Nov. 30 to make submissions before it. According to the authority, Zuma’s submission would make it decide whether to reinstate 783 corruption charges filed against him before becoming the president. The NPA said on Friday that any further representations by the South 56

October 20, 2017 11:03 PM Okorocha: One Zuma statue, many controversies

The whole country, particularly the citizens of Imo State, woke up last Saturday to discover that the state governor, Rochas Okorocha, had unveiled a 25-metre statue of the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, in Owerri, the state capital. Zuma, perhaps, must have been caught in bewilderment for the gesture as he was only in the South-East state to forge 65