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