Zindzi Mandela dies aged 59

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File: The news was confirmed on Monday morning by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

* Editor's note: This is a developing story.

JOHANNESBURG - Zindziswa "Zindzi" Mandela has died at the age of 59.

The news was confirmed on Monday morning by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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The daughter of former President Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela served as South Africa's ambassador to Denmark.

Mandela is survived by her four children and her husband.

Cosatu general-secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali paid tribute to Zindzi Mandela.

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