Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / Statements RSS ← Back

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Sponsored by


Article Enquiry

SA: Premier Supra Mahumapelo sends condolences to Madikizela and Mandela families


Embed Video

SA: Premier Supra Mahumapelo sends condolences to Madikizela and Mandela families

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo
North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo

2nd April 2018


Font size: -+

/ MEDIA STATEMENT / The content on this page is not written by, but is supplied by third parties. This content does not constitute news reporting by

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has joined millions of South Africans and the world at large in sending the heartfelt condolences to the Madikizela and Mandela families. This follows the passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (81) earlier today at Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg.

According to her family, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed away after a long illness for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year.


Premier Mahumapelo has described Mama Winnie, as she was affectionately known, as a warrior of social justice.

“Mama Winnie is one of the greatest women to walk this part of the world. This struggle icon was not just a freedom fighter to most of us but the Mother of the Nation. A true revolutionary that sacrificed her life in dismantling the apartheid regime to ensure the liberation this country.
Despite all the difficulties and dirty tactics employed on her struggle journey, she was never deterred. Her spirit was never broken and she remained fearless. Her contribution to the struggle is immeasurable” remarked Premier Mahumapelo.
Premier Mahumapelo said in Mama Winnie the nation has lost a courageous and a gallant leader who dedicated her life in serving the people.


“The North West Provincial Government is deeply saddened by the passing of Mama Winnie. This is not only a loss to the Madikizela and Mandela families, but that of the world. She will be sadly missed. Our heartfelt condolences to the families. May they find strength during this difficult time” concluded Premier Mahumapelo.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela held several government positions, served on the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress (ANC) and also headed its Women's League.

Issued by North West Office of the Premier


To subscribe email or click here
To advertise email or click here

Comment Guidelines


About is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now