De­spite the hard­ships she faced, she never doubted that the strug­gle for free­dom and democ­racy would suc­ceed.”

Vuk'uzenzele - - From Tyhoeuutnhiofnocbuusildings -

As we pre­pare to com­mem­o­rate Free­dom Day on 27 April let us not for­get the price that many had to pay in or­der for us to be able to live in a free and demo­cratic coun­try.

Even at the dark­est mo­ments of our strug­gle for lib­er­a­tion, Mam’ Win­nie was an abid­ing sym­bol of the de­sire of our peo­ple to be free.

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madik­izela was the fifth of nine chil­dren and was born in the vil­lage of Mbong­weni, Bizana, in the Transkei on 26 Septem­ber 1936. Her fa­ther was a his­tory teacher be­fore

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