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World 14 Apr 2018 | 6:02 PM

South Africa's anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Mandela laid to rest

SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa laid to rest anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Saturday, after 40,000 people from across the political spectrum mourned her at a funeral ceremony in her township of Soweto.

World 11 Apr 2018 | 10:25 PM

South Africans pay tribute to the late Winnie Mandela

SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - Thousands of South Africans paid tribute on Wednesday to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at a memorial service in Soweto, the township at the forefront of the battle against apartheid and where she is revered for her role in the struggle.

World 03 Apr 2018 | 11:50 PM

Winnie Mandela should have been president, says head of South African left

SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - As tributes poured in for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who died on Monday, the head of South Africa's leftist opposition party said misogynists in the ruling ANC had prevented her taking her rightful place as president.

World 03 Apr 2018 | 3:59 AM

Winnie Mandela, 'mother', then 'mugger', of new South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Hailed as mother of the 'new' South Africa, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's legacy as an anti-apartheid heroine was undone when she was revealed to be a ruthless ideologue prepared to sacrifice laws and lives in pursuit of revolution and redress.

World 02 Apr 2018 | 10:28 PM

South Africa's Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died after long illness - family

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully on Monday following a long illness, a family spokesman said.

World 02 Apr 2018 | 10:23 PM

Winnie Mandela, tainted anti-apartheid figurehead, dies at 81

SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - 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.

World 30 Jan 2018 | 10:38 PM

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela discharged from hospital after kidney infection

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of late President Nelson Mandela, was discharged from hospital on Tuesday after being treated for a kidney infection, a spokesman for the Mandela family said in a statement.

World 24 Jan 2018 | 5:07 AM

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in hospital for kidney infection -news site

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of late President Nelson Mandela, has been hospitalised for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery, the Times Live online news site said on Tuesday.

World 10 Mar 2017 | 6:05 PM

Winnie Mandela 'absolutely fine' in hospital - spokesman

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of the late president Nelson Mandela, is "absolutely fine" after being admitted to hospital for observation, her spokesman said on Friday.