Winnie contests divorce from Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has claimed in papers filed in the High Court in Mthatha that her divorce from former president Nelson Mandela was fraudulently obtained, the Daily Dispatch reported on Wednesday.

She claimed her marriage certificate was also a fraud and … Read the rest

Malema: Winnie last remaining revolutionary in ANC

EFF leader Julius Malema praised Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and said should be honoured for her struggle for liberation. Madikizela-Mandela, as a struggle icon could have become president of the country, he said.

“If we do not honour Winnie Mandela, it means … Read the rest

The Mother of the Nation kisses up to Juju

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has warned that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s support of expelled ANCYL leader Julius Malema is a danger to the party, it was reported.

“What she is doing is dangerous for the organisation,” Mantashe was quoted by as … Read the rest

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