Winnie Madikizela-Mandela File picture: Phando Jikelo/ANA

Johannesburg - Johannesburg - The Mandela family issued a statement revealing that ANC stalwart, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was released from Milpark Hospital.

Madikizela- Mandela said that the minor surgery she was admitted for went very well.

"I am feeling well and I also found time to rest while I was at the hospital”, said Madikizela-Mandela.

Madikizela-Mandela had been admitted to the Milpark hospital last Tuesday and that it was her doctor's decision to keep her at the facility.