Mourners bid their final farewell to the Mother Of The Nation. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency/ANA
Mourners bid their final farewell to the Mother Of The Nation. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency/ANA
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Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency/ANA
Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency/ANA
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Tokyo Sexwale with Winnie Mandela’s portrait at Orlando Stadium. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Tokyo Sexwale with Winnie Mandela’s portrait at Orlando Stadium. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
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Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency/ANA
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Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Namibian president Hage Geingob, Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Madikizela-Mandela's daughters, Zindzi Mandela and Zenani Mandela-Dlamini were among thousands of mourners at Orlando Stadium. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Namibian president Hage Geingob, Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Madikizela-Mandela's daughters, Zindzi Mandela and Zenani Mandela-Dlamini were among thousands of mourners at Orlando Stadium. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
ANC elections head Fikile Mbalula addresses mourners. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
ANC elections head Fikile Mbalula addresses mourners. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
EFF leader Julius Malema pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
EFF leader Julius Malema pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Thandiswa Mazwai Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Thandiswa Mazwai Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Former president Jacob Zuma and his wife Thobeka at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
Former president Jacob Zuma and his wife Thobeka at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
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Picture: Itumeleng English/ African News (ANA)
Picture: Itumeleng English/African News Agency(ANA)
Picture: Itumeleng English/African News Agency(ANA)
The coffin of struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela leaves Orlando Stadium. Picture: Itumeleng English/African News Agency(ANA)
The coffin of struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela leaves Orlando Stadium. Picture: Itumeleng English/African News Agency(ANA)
Picture: Itumeleng English/African News Agency(ANA)
Picture: Itumeleng English/African News Agency(ANA)
The motorcade transporting the coffin of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on its was for the burial ceremony at Fourways Cemetery. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
The motorcade transporting the coffin of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on its was for the burial ceremony at Fourways Cemetery. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
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Picture: Karen Sandison/African News Agency (ANA)
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Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)
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Picture: Karen Sandison/African News Agency (ANA)
Family members of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and President Cyril Ramaphosa pay their last respects. Picture: @SAgovnews/Twitter
Family members of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and President Cyril Ramaphosa pay their last respects. Picture: @SAgovnews/Twitter
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Johannesburg - Thousands of mourners from across the country converged on Orlando Stadium to pay their last respects to struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Some of the dignitaries present are former president Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe and EFF leader Julius Malema. 

ANC and EFF members, in their party's regalia, set their political differences aside to bid their final farewell to the Mother of the Nation.

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She was laid to rest at the Fourways Cemetery.

Madikizela-Mandela died on Monday, April 2, at Milpark Hospital. The 81-year-old former freedom fighter had been struggling with poor health for a long time.