Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is dead.
“She died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year,” Victor Dlamini, family spokesman said in a statement.
He added: “She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.”
Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie is dead
The news comes less than three months after the South African anti-apartheid campaigner was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a kidney infection.