Five pictures we will always remember Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela by
Struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela would have turned 83 on Thursday and many South Africans celebrated her birthday on Twitter, thanking her for her contribution in the liberation of black people.
Madikizela-Mandela was born in Bizana, Eastern Cape, and her career in politics saw her serve as a member of the ANC NEC, president of the women's league and deputy minister of arts and culture.
She died on April 2 2018 at Milpark Hospital surrounded by family and loved ones. From her youth to her old age, here are five pictures we will always remember her by: