Insight: Nelson Mandela Prison letters

Madiba to daughters: Do not worry, one day Mummy & Daddy will return

15 July 2018 - 00:00

On a freezing night a few hours before dawn on May 12 1969, police stormed the Mandela home in Soweto and detained Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Zindzi and Zenani, then aged nine and 10, clung to her, begging “Mummy, please don’t go.”

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