Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of President Mandela, forms the ANC clenched fist and salutes supporters during a rally in Johannesburg 16 June to mark the 20th anniversay of the Soweto student uprising.
JOHANNESBURG - Anti-apartheid icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, will be laid to rest on Saturday.
WinnieMadikizelaMandela Former President Jacob Zuma sang a struggle song “Thina Sizwe” during ANC KZN memorial service of the late stalwart Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Durban.@eNCA pic.twitter.com/037w9HQ1sp— Siphamandla Goge (@SiphamandlaGoge) April 13, 2018
Her funeral service will be held at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.
Thousands are expected to attend.
Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso and Namibian President Hage Geingob will be among the dignitaries.
[LIVE] Winnie Madikizela-Mandela&39;s casket being carried by pallbearers to the struggle icon&39;s Soweto home. Courtesy DStv403 pic.twitter.com/gK0BAZVQRX— eNCA (@eNCA) April 13, 2018
President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the eulogy.
Mama Winnie will be buried at Fourways Memorial Park.