SOUTH AFRICA: Celebrities Send Out Tribute Messages To The Late Anti-apartheid Demonstrator Winnie Mandela
3 April 2018
As the world mourns the death of a political stalwart and anti-apartheid activist Winifred Madikizela-Mandela who died on April 2 at the age of 81, celebrities also shared their messages of condolences on social media platforms.
Madikizela-Mandela died after a long illness on Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones."She died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year. She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones," read a family statement.
These are just some of the condolences messages from various celebrities celebrating the life of Madikizela-Mandela;
Power. Bravery. Wisdom. Timeless Beauty. RIP Winnie Madikizela-Mandela — R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest)April 2, 2018
Eish...the Landmarks are disappearing. May Mama Winnie Madikizela Mandela Rest In Peace. — Benjamin Dube (@benjamindube) April 2, 2018
Peace be still ! The fight u fought will never be forgotten !#winniemandela — Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) April 2, 2018
I am not ok.We are not ok. But, it is well — Nomzamo Mbatha (@NomzamoMbatha)April 2, 2018
One of the biggest honors of my life.— AKA (@akaworldwide)April 3, 2018
The end of an era. There can never be another like her. A warrior, a fighter, a mother, a force, a rock, a movement!#WinnieMandela— MADIKIZELA (@ramichuene)April 2, 2018
Without#WinnieMandela the world would'nt have known about the #injustice of #apartheid in #SouthAfrica When@Nelson Mandela was incarcerated in Robben Island,She was the Voice & Face of the Freedom struggle-the Mother of our Nation An icon-Defiant until the end!#RIPWinnieMandela — Yvonne Chaka Chaka (@YvonneChakaX2)April 2, 2018
I dont want to be sidetracked by all the negative opinions flying around. right now i'm just sad. we live to educate the ignorant another day#winniemandela— claire mawisa (@clairemawisa)April 2, 2018
We condole with all South Africans, the Mandela family on this trying moment. R.I.P Mama Africa!