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8 Mar 2022
It’s very hard. But you’re not allowed to complain nor talk about it. After all, you’re not the first to do this and there is nothing special about you. Multitudes of women
27 Dec 2021
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on Monday extolled the virtues of the late South African cleric, Archbishop Desmond Tutu,
30 Sep 2021
Silence means absence of sound. It also means absence of noise, that is, absence of that which is realized with the vocal cord or two metals in physical contact or any medium through which sound is communicated.
15 Apr 2019
I get very excited during Women’s History Month because it allows me to reflect on the power of African women - especially in my life...
19 Apr 2018
The crack in the marriage of the Mandelas must have given the anti-marriage campaigners a potent new weapon last week, even if in their shock they have not remembered to load their guns. The news the world’s celebrated couple were to find their levels, like a mixture of oil and water under pressure, indeed, sent…
19 Apr 2018
The curtain was drawn on the chequered life of Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela, more widely known as Winnie Mandela. It was a turbulent life; it was a life of trials and struggle, the height to which only women are capable of driving it if they are resolute and there is a goal, given their special nature.…
16 Apr 2018
A trade union leader, Issa Aremu, has urged African leaders to immortalise the name of the late Winnie Madikizela Mandela, an anti-apartheid freedom fighter and former wife of Nelson Mandela who was laid to rest at the weekend in her township of Soweto.    Aremu, while addressing the eighth African Regional Executive Committee in Dakar,…
14 Apr 2018
The Nigerian community in South Africa has paid tribute to Winnie Mandela, describing her as a role model and heroine, who fought for the liberation of her people. The tribute is contained in a condolence message to the Mandela family, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Port Harcourt. The…
14 Apr 2018
South Africa lays to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday.
11 Apr 2018
Thousands of mourners flocked Wednesday to the heart of South Africa's sprawling Soweto township, a centre of anti-apartheid resistance, to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela's former wife and struggle hero Winnie Mandela.
9 Apr 2018
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...
7 Apr 2018
Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela-Mandela was born to a noble family of the Xhosa-speaking Pondo tribe in Transkei. Her first name, Nomzamo, means “she who must endure trials.” Born on Sept. 26, 1936, according to the Nelson Mandela Foundation and many other sources, she passed away on April 2, this year, aged 81. The fourth of…


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