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Winifred Zanyiwe

Celebrating the legacy of Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela-Mandela

Johannesburg, Tuesday 3 April 2018 – Brand South Africa mourns the passing of Mama Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela-Mandela, who succumbed to a long illness on...

Soweto, heartbeat of the nation

Infused with the history of the struggle against apartheid and alive with the energy of the city of gold, Soweto is a must-see for tourists in search of more than sun, sea and the big five.

South Africa’s Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill, a multi-faceted heritage precinct in the heart of Johannesburg, was built on the site of a century-old prison complex where the leaders of every major South African liberation group - Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi among them - were once detained.

Nelson Mandela’s words of wisdom

Taken from Nelson Mandela by Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations, we present some of the inspirational sayings by the former president that have roused and touched many internationally.

Winnie’s pain and torture in prison

From the moment she married Nelson Mandela in 1958, Winnie Madikizela was harassed, detained and tortured. She survived an astounding 491 days in solitary confinement, and turned her banishment to Brandfort into a triumph, before defiantly returning to Soweto.
The women in Madiba's life

Mandela around the world

It’s not only South Africa that has a penchant for naming things after former president Nelson Mandela – there are numerous streets, bridges, educational institutions, buildings, organisms, flowers, statues and monuments around the world that bear his name.
Old bones take Mandela's name

The house where Mandela lived

Nelson Mandela moved into 8115 Vilakazi Street in Orlando West, Soweto in 1946. His second wife, Winnie, moved in with him in 1958. He returned there briefly in 1990, saying: "It was only then that I knew in my heart that I had left prison." Restored at a cost of R9-million, the house has re-opened to the public.


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