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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela’s Ex Wife, Winnie Mandela Dies At 81

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Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away.

The apartheid icon has been ill for a number of years and was most recently admitted to Milpark Hospital due to an infection affecting her kidneys.

The last time the stalwart was in a hospital was in October 2017 for a knee surgery, which she had a full recovery from.

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During her ex-husband’s 27-year imprisonment for his fight against apartheid, Madikizela-Mandela campaigned for his release and the rights of black South Africans, undergoing arrest and banishment. White minority rule ended in 1994.

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The former South African first lady was born in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei

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