Eastern Cape Hold Official Memorial Service For Mama Winnie Mandela


EASTERN CAPE – The people of Eastern Cape will hold an official memorial service to celebrate and honour the life of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as one of their own on Tuesday at Mphuthumi Mafumbatha Stadium in Bizana.

The service will be held at Bizana in the Eastern Cape and African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa will also be attending the service.

Monday marked exactly a week since the passing of the struggle icon whose death has sparked countrywide commemorations. 

Today, the people from her hometown and birthplace in the Eastern Cape will also have a chance to have pay their last respect as the ANC hosts its official memorial in the province this morning.
Thousands of residents are expected to attend the event mostly coming from her home village in Mbongweni in the Eastern Cape. 

Meanwhile the 10 days celebrations of the icon continue through out the country.