News broke Monday that Winnie Mandela, wife to former late South African President Nelson Mandela had died.
Winnie died aged 81, and Heads of States, Celebrities and common mwananchi sent their messages of condolence. Former NTV boss Linus Kaikai took to social media to pend down a heartfelt message about the late Winnie Mandela. He also shared a moving picture taken with Winnie.
I MOURN a freedom and justice icon. A fierce and resilient fighter. South Africa’s irrepressible ‘Mother of the Nation’. Generations stand indebted to you for the sacrifices you made for the cause of FREEDOM. Rest In Peace Mama.
May the soul of Winnie Mandela find eternal peace. We’ll never forget that she stood up for South Africa in the darkest hour of struggle for independence when Nelson Mandela was in prison. #RIPWinnieMandelapic.twitter.com/h52g9QNYIq
— Babu Owino (@Babu_Owino) April 2, 2018
The world mourns a towering anti-apartheid figure and an unrelenting crusader of democracy, human rights and good governance. Winnie Mandela was the embodiment of the long, persistent struggle to liberate the people of South Africa from the racial segregation regime.
— William Samoei Ruto (@WilliamsRuto) April 2, 2018
I am deeply saddened to learn of the demise of Winnie Mandela. She was a bold and fearless woman who fought against racism and apartheid. A firm believer of justice, equality and equity. I extend my heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and entire South Africa nation 🇿🇦 pic.twitter.com/sUucLqFFtS
— Chris Kirubi (@CKirubi) April 2, 2018
Heroines should never be buried but sown. Winnie Mandela will be sown eternally in the hearts of men and women who will carry forward the enduring struggle for fair and just societies. May God rest her soul in everlasting peace.
— AMB: Amina C. Mohamed (@AMB_A_Mohammed) April 2, 2018