TRIBUTES POUR IN AS ZINDZI MANDELA BURIED IN SOUTH AFRICA

Written by on July 19, 2020

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South African liberation hero Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has been laid to rest following her death earlier this week.

The 59-year-old was buried on Friday in a private ceremony next to her mother, who died in 2018, at a cemetery in Fourways, in northern Johannesburg.

Zindzi Mandela, who was South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, had tested positive for coronavirus before her death in the early hours of Monday at a hospital in Johannesburg, according to her family.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa thanked the Mandela family for “the very important gesture of sharing this information with the nation”.


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