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To reckon with Winnie's ghost
To reckon with Winnie's ghost
It is only a few short months since Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died and South Africa and the world paid their last respects to her at that spectacular funeral. So Sisonke Msimang’s important and highly readable book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela (Jonathan Ball),...
Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect
Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect
The death on April 2 of Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela caught many off-guard. Despite a record of ill health in recent months, mentioned even...
How do we write about Winnie’s   life sympathetically?
How do we write about Winnie’s life sympathetically?
First, the facts: regardless of what Euro-American pundits or obituary writers conclude about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela — or what some white...
No love lost: What Winnie hate says about us
No love lost: What Winnie hate says about us
On July 18 2010, I found myself at the SABC studio on Weekend Live talking about a publication I had co-authored with photographer Alf...
Stompie burnt into Winnie legacy
Stompie burnt into Winnie legacy
There is no speaking of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela without hearing about the 14-year-old boy Moeketsi “Stompie” Seipei, an activist from the...