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The daily papers pay tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (Gemma Ritchie/M&G)

The daily papers pay tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (Gemma Ritchie/M&G)

The Star

  • Hamba kahle, Ma Winnie

Maseko Street in Orlando West, Soweto, came to a standstill last night in the wake of Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s death with mourners chanting liberation songs to lift up the sombre mood.

Business Day

  • Struggle icon Winnie dies after long illness

The “mother of the nation”, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, died on Monday afternoon, closing a chapter on an iconic life characterised by resistance and defiance.

  • ANC studies new tax to help drive shift in land ownership

The ANC is investigating a land tax as another way to drive its redistribution, according to is final resolutions from its Nasrec conference released by the party.

  • Surve aims to raise R7.5bn from media listing

Iqbal Surve has swept together a collection of insolvent, unprofitable media-related assets and plans to list them on the JSE on Friday, following an initial placement priced at R39.62 a share.

The Citizen

  • Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Madikizela-Mandela is hailed for her role in in the struggle despite controversies.


  • The spear has fallen

Struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will be buried on April 14, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced last night during an impromptu press briefing outside her house in Orlando West, Soweto

Daily Sun

  • Lala Ngoxolo Mother of the Nation!

Although she had been on crutches for a few years because of a hip and knee injury, the news came as a shock to Mzansi.


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