South Africans say good-bye to Winnie Mandela after days of mour

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"She was a humble soul, no matter how far out of their way people will go to tarnish and discredit her name, she never tried to ... make us see that whatever is being said about her is all lies", said Moselane.

Tens of hundreds of individuals sang, cheered and cried because the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral on Saturday.

Madikizela-Mandela's legacy, however, was later tarnished.

In her final words, Zenani acknowledged that she and her sister Zindzi have been fortunate to have Winnie and Nelson Mandela as their parents.

Also in attendance of Winnie's funeral was the civil rights leader Jesse Jackson. They could never go because of her illness. In 1993 she was elected president of African Nationa Congress (ANC).

President Uhuru Kenyatta caused a stir in South Africa on Saturday morning as the country paid its last respect to liberation hero Winnie Mandela.

Most of her 38-year marriage to Nelson was spent apart, leaving her to raise their two daughters alone as she kept his political dream alive.

For many South Africans, the most memorable image of Madikizela-Mandela is her punching the air in a clenched-fist salute as she walked hand-in-hand with Mandela out of Victor Verster prison, near Cape Town, on February 11, 1990.

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"In apartheid South Africa, the combination of patriarchy and racism together meant that black women confronted enormous obstacles from the cradle to the grave - making her own achievements all the more exceptional", he said at a memorial in NY on Friday, not mentioning Nelson Mandela at all.

After Mandela was imprisoned, Madikizela-Mandela embraced her personal management within the freedom wrestle with steely willpower and at nice private sacrifice.

Winnie would later be reprieved after a court overturned her theft conviction but gave her a suspended sentence of three years and six months for fraud. Madikizela-Mandela denied data of any killings.

Mr Mandela fired her as one of his deputy ministers and her stints as a politician, a post she held until her death, were lacklustre.

"As the world, particularly the media, who have been directly complicit in the smear campaign against my mother, took notice of your resistance so too did this narrative begin to change" said Mandela-Dlamini. She bore witness to our suffering.

"Praising her now that she's gone exhibits what hypocrites you're", she mentioned throughout her speech.

Five years ago we lost my father and the world descended on South Africa to show its love for him.

"However, we are happy that after her death truth has been coming out one by one, ' she added".

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