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Winnie Mandela: Life in pictures

Al Jazeera

A veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle, Winnie Mandela died at the age of 81. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 81. The anti-apartheid campaigner and one-time wife of the late Mandela, passed away after a long illness, her personal assistant confirmed on Monday. She was married to Nelson Mandela - the Nobel Peace Prize winner and icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle - for 38 years, with Mandela spending 27 of those years behind bars.


Nelson Mandela Update: Grandson Of Former South Africa President Announces His Wife Is Pregnant

International Business Times

The grandson of the former Nobel Peace Prize winner and South African President Nelson Mandela announced he was going to be a father by posting a picture of two positive home pregnancy tests Monday. Mandla Mandela also posted a picture of himself holding his pregnant wife Rabia to mark the first anniversary of their marriage on Monday. The picture of the couple was captioned, "ALHAMDULILLAH," which is Arabic for "Allah is the greatest." The young Mandela reportedly converted to Islam when he got married last year. "We are excited beyond words today to be celebrating not only our first wedding anniversary but also the fact that we are expecting our first bundle of joy," the couple said in a statement Monday.


Nelson Mandela rose makes debut ahead of Valentine's Day

FOX News

JOHANNESBURG – Ahead of Valentine's Day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has unveiled an orange and vermilion rose named after the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa's first black president.


Biden returning to West Point, Syracuse for commencement

U.S. News

Vice President Joe Biden will return to West Point next month to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy.


Nelson Mandela's Ex-Wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Admitted To Hospital

International Business Times

The ex-wife of late South African activist and president Nelson Mandela was admitted to the hospital, according to eNews Channel Africa. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, 81, was admitted to an unspecified hospital in Johannesburg Sunday, according to a statement released by family Tuesday.