Winnie joins Twitter

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela joined Twitter in October tweeting that she “understood the value of social media”.

Madikizela-Mandela, who was married to former South African president Nelson Mandela and was a prominent voice in the struggle for the liberation of SA, is … Read the rest

Winnie tries to make a comeback

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela — she changed her last name from simply Mandela after her divorce from Mr. Mandela in 1996 — is very ostentatiously trying to re-enter politics.

Madikizela-Mandela is eager to claim part of the Mandela legacy. “Nobody knows him … Read the rest