Winnie Madikizela Mandela passes away

The South African Embassy in Ankara regrets to announce that South African struggle icon, Mrs Winnie Madikizela Mandela passed away peacefully on 2 April 2018. She was 81 years old. Mrs Madikizela served South Africa and humanity at large with distinction during South Africa’s liberation struggle and throughout South Africa’s democratic dispensation. She was also the recipient of the Order of Luthuli in silver for her “excellent contribution to the fight for the liberation of the people of South Africa”. The South African Embassy extends its condolences to the family and friends of Mrs Madikizela-Mandela.

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A Condolence Book has been opened at the South African Embassy in Ankara from 4-14 April. The book may be signed as follows:

South African Embassy
Filistin Sokak, 27 GOP Cankaya

Monday-Friday 13h30-15h00

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