Madikizela-Mandela was 'proud, defiant,' wounded

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Ramaphosa mentioned the traumas that Madikizela-Mandela endured as a goal of the highly effective apartheid state inflicted "deep wounds" that by no means healed - and went largely ignored by many friends.

Madikizela-Mandela was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years, including the 27 years he was imprisoned on an island near Cape Town. "From these feeding schemes we would get a political education", said Mkhabane. People could be forgiven if they thought it was a "man's struggle and a man's triumph". "She had a very hard life", Ramaphosa said.

She described Madikizela-Mandela as "a heroine for a whole continent and a symbol of resistance".

Several presidents and former presidents from both South Africa and different parts of the continent attended the event, where Madikizela-Mandela's daughters delivered a fiery tribute to the fallen hero.

"It is sad that she had to pass away without some of us knowing her".

Mandela-Dlamini - who struggled to begin her speech as she was interrupted by bouts of coughing - said popular history had erased Madikizela-Mandela's contributions and other women from the liberation struggle.

"Mama Winnie and her spirit must be with us all the time". Since apartheid ended in the 1990s, she served in several government roles, including as a member of parliament and leader of the ruling party's women's league.

"We should all be happy that her name would be written in the eternal book of life", Malema said. When Madikizela-Mandela returned from exile she turned concerned with a gaggle of younger males generally known as the Mandela United Soccer Membership. She will still be the voice of the people.

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In 2003, she was on the opposite side of love, when she was convicted of fraud and theft over a bank loan scam.

According to this MKMVA member, they used to go to Madikizela-Mandela for advice and she was always committed to them all celebrating New Year's Eve at her house.

She led an worldwide campaign calling for his release.

Although she fought fiercely for democracy, Madikizela-Mandela floundered in a political profession after the primary free elections in 1994.

"I'd like to encourage you to be active and help your communities in any way you can".

For many South Africans, the most memorable image of Madikizela-Mandela is her punching the air in a clenched-fist salute as she walked hand-in-hand with Mandela out of Victor Verster prison, near Cape Town, on February 11, 1990.

"Praising her now shows us what hypocrites you are!"

South Africans were impressed by the Kenyan Head of State after he used Zulu language to bid farewell to the anti-apartheid crusader, who will be laid to rest at the Fourways Memorial Park Cemetery in Johannesburg on Saturday.

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