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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Date of Birth: 26/09/1936
Place of Birth: South Africa


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All eyes on Phumzile

An implacable foe, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, threatened to run a grassroots movement against her, using as a base the ANC Women's League until, at the 1997 ANC national conference, Dlamini-Zuma helped Mbeki to break Madikizela-Mandela's grip on the Women's League...


Kraaling out of trouble

Cosatu's anti-privatisation strike was denounced as the work of ultra-leftists by the NEC, the Youth League, the SA National Civic Organisation (SANCO) and the ANC Women's League (a surprise, given League President Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's troubled relationship with Mbeki)...


Congress gets scratchy

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is still popular and Mbeki's adversaries might have exploited her to undermine him but a long court case about fraudulent accounting in the ANC Women's League rules her out for now; moreover, parliament has disciplined her for non-attendance and Zuma has reprimanded her for failing to hold a Women's League conference...


Sniping at the President

It is suggested that Zuma was prompted to release his loyalty statement after receiving a letter from Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in which she denied spreading rumours about Mbeki's womanising which mentioned female cabinet members...


Talking left, acting right

He was made to look irrational even by the emotionally and politically erratic Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Mandela's ex-wife, who made one of her habitual attacks on the government, this time for its inactivity and for being, as she put it, an 'obedient servant to the multinational companies that continue to put profits above our people'...


The bigger the better

Winnie stirs the pot On a visit to Zimbabwe, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela stirred the pot, exhorting blacks to seize land if they needed it...


Mbeki's new machine

Nervously, party leaders feared challenges from the left by the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), and from the populists of the Bantu Holomisa-Roelf Meyer United Democratic Front (UDM), and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela...

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Post-coup purge

Relations with Pretoria have been further damaged because Chiluba helped Fred Bridgland, a British journalist, with a book about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's misspent years...


Fighting for top jobs

The party post is hotly contested, with four candidates in the field: * Jacob Zuma, ANC head of intelligence in the mid-1980s, is now ANC National Chairperson and leader of the party in kwaZulu-Natal, where the ANC has nominated him for its deputy presidency and, oddly, he is said to enjoy the tacit support of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's ANC Women's League...


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