Winnie Madikizela-Mandela turns the big 80 on September 26th but she was celebrated on Wednesday night in Capetown. The event attracted the South Africa’s First lady, Bongi Ngema-Zuma‚ her daughter Zindzi Mandela,the Deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, Dr. Tsepho Mosepe amongst others.
Winnie was known for being supportive of her ex-husband Mandela even after he was imprisoned for 27 years due to the harsh apartheid system and even continued the support for freedom of her people.
See pictures from the dinner.
Photo Credit: Elmond Jiyane for IOL South Africa.