See Photos From Winnie Madikizela-Mandela State Burial Ceremony In South Africa
An emotional and colourful service for the ‘mother of the nation’ was attended by thousands in Soweto; Millions of South Africans laid to rest Winnie Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela’s former wife, with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto, South Africa.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died April 2nd, 2018 in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness. She was 81 years old.
The emotionally charged official funeral began in Soweto, where she lived until her death on April 21, aged 81.
Winnie Mandela was buried as a national hero.