South Africa: Thousands mourn Winnie Mandela at public funeral

Tens of thousands of South Africans filled the Orlando Stadium in the Johannesburg township of Soweto on Saturday for the funeral service of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist and ex-wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela. President Cyril Ramaphosa, dignitaries from around the continent and many of South Africa's most famous political and cultural figures... Еще participated in the ceremony. Madikizela-Mandela's coffin, draped in the South African flag, was transported from her home to the stadium in the same hearse that had carried the remains of Mandela. Mandela died in the early hours of April 3 at the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a long illness at the age of 81.

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