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'One of the best tributes we can give her is to reflect on who she was'

12 April 2018 9:26 PM
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ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela Mandela
Winnie Madikizela
ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete joined Karima Brown in studio to pay homage to Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete says the documentary 'Winnie' has given South Africans an opportunity to 'clear their minds' about 'certain patchy aspects' portrayed in the media about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's life.

The documentary aired on ENCA on Wednesday is aimed at re-examining Madikizela-Mandela’s place in history.

The film features in-depth interviews with the struggle stalwart conducted over two years.

Mbete joined Karima Brown in studio to pay homage to Madikizela-Mandela.

She says the documentary has

I think it was so timely that documentary came out yesterday before we lay her to rest so we can clear our minds about certain patchy aspects that her life presented to us where we were to willing and too lazy to go with just whatever was dished out to us by the media.

Baleka Mbete, National Assembly Speaker

We now know that it was an image deliberately put together because they did not know what to do with this woman.

Baleka Mbete, National Assembly Speaker

READ: 'The murder of Stompie Seipei was used to smear Winnie's name'

It is not as if anybody had the understanding of the lengths to which the apartheid system would use resources at their disposal to go to the lengths of deviousness and how they used that to break people, families, relationships and break our resolve an determination to fight the struggle.

Baleka Mbete, National Assembly Speaker

Click on the link below to listen to the full interview...


12 April 2018 9:26 PM
Tags:
ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela Mandela
Winnie Madikizela
ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete

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