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Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Zindzi Dies at 59 ~ The Press Tv


By Funmi Joseph | The Press Tv

Nelson Mandela’s Youngest Daughter, Zindzi Mandela has died.

Zindzi was said to have died in a Johannesburg hospital in the early hours of yesterday , Monday 13th July, 2020, South Africa Broadcasting Corporation, SABC, reported.Until her death, Zindzi was serving as the South African ambassador to Denmark at the age of 59 years.The cause of her death is yet to be revealed.Zindzi was Nelson Mandela’s sixth child and his second with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, his second wife.“This is untimely. She still had a role to play in the transformation of our own society and a bigger role to play even in the African National Congress, ANC,” said ANC spokesman Pule Mabe.Minister of International Relations Naledi Pandor said: “Zindzi will not only be remembered as a daughter of our struggle heroes, but as a struggle heroine in her own right.”

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President Cyril Ramaphosa in a statement said Zindzi Mandela had “during our years of struggle brought home the inhumanity of the apartheid system and the unshakeable resolve of our fight for freedom”.

@CyrilRamaphosa Twitter statement ” I offer my deep condolences to the Mandela family as we mourn the passing of a fearless political activist who was a leader in her own right. Our sadness is compounded by this loss being visited upon us just days before the world marks the birthday of the great Nelson Mandela”.

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