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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

March 31, 2018 9:42 AM Naomi Campbell: Buhari’s aide calls Nigerians animals

Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital/New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has described Nigerians as animals for ‘slandering Naomi Campbell’. Campbell, a super model, had shared a tweet alongside several photos with Buhari at the Eko Atlantic City launch. Reacting, the Presidential aide recalled that Naomi had met late ex-South African President 30

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

January 15, 2018 1:42 PM Forbes Releases Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa For 2017

Forbes Magazine Africa has recently0 released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians for the year 2017. According to the magazine, the list was put together based on the net worth, endorsement deals, album sales, awards, investment, social media influence, and so much more. From Nigeria, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido was listed, but one cannot 32

November 22, 2017 4:02 PM Aregbesola To Inaugurate Osun Community Development Council — OsunDefender

The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will tomorrow, Thursday, 23rd November, 2017 inaugurate the Osun Community Development Council Executive. This was contained in a press release issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Rural Development and Community Affairs, Hon. John Babatunde Ibirogba. According to the release 24