03/04/2018

Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela (1936 - 2018)

Blog / By ZAM reporter
Photo: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her 80th birthday celebrations. By Government SA/Flickr Photo: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her 80th birthday celebrations. By Government SA/Flickr

"You were strong when we couldn’t be. You were a rage that sometimes burned too brightly and you showed us how to be brave and be our fearsome best. Lion. Warrior. Mother. Mkhonto (spear)."

Sisonke Msimang, South African writer, on Twitter/@Sisonkemsimang