ZAM reporter

Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela (1936 - 2018)

Photo: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her 80th birthday celebrations. By Government SA/Flickr

"You were strong when we couldn’t be. You were a rage that sometimes burned too brightly and you showed us how to be brave and be our fearsome best. Lion. Warrior. Mother. Mkhonto (spear)."

Sisonke Msimang, South African writer, on Twitter/@Sisonkemsimang