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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

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

July 24, 2017 3:09 PM Publisher withdraws Mandela book

The controversial book, written by Vejay Ramlakan, details Madiba's state of health and his passing in 2013. JOHANNESBURG - Penguin Random House South Africa has decided to immediately withdraw the Mandela’s Last Years book written by Vejay Ramlakan. The controversial book detailing Madiba's state of health and his passing in 2013 has been condemned 25

July 18, 2017 10:39 PM UN celebrates Mandela’s service to humanity

The UN on Tuesday commemorated the Nelson Mandela International Day on what would have been his 99th birthday, to honour his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. Secretary-General António Guterres told a meeting of the General Assembly on the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day, said “the best tribute we can pay this great 35

June 4, 2017 6:52 AM 1,296 Nigerians repatriated from Libya from Jan to May —IOM

No fewer than 1,296 Nigerians were repatriated from Libya between January and May this year. According to the figures released, yesterday, by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) during a stakeholders round table on irregular migration and human trafficking in Lagos, more Nigerians are stranded in Libya. Speaking during the forum organised 20

May 19, 2017 1:38 PM Princess Moment! Winnie Harlow Stuns in Zuhair Murad for #Cannes2017

The 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival can always be relied upon for standout looks and yesterday’s red carpet was no exception. Supermodel Winnie Harlow ensured she turned heads as she opted for a traditional look for the Loveless premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday night. The 22-year-old looked simply sensational in a dramatic sapphire 25