Winnie Mandela, 81, dies after long illness

SOWETO, South Africa – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandela’s decades in jail but whose reputation was later tarnished by allegations of violence, died on Monday at the age of 81. Ms Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family after a long illness that kept her in […]

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