Geingob said they came to mourn and to celebrate a life of a daughter of the African soil, who did not choose to be larger than life, but through her selfless actions, became a towering figure in the milieu of the liberation struggle. But the truth has come out.
"And to those of you who vilified my mother through books, on speeches, and on social media, don't even think for a minute that we have forgotten".
"Praising her now shows us what hypocrites you are!"The pain inflicted on her lives on in us".
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She also questioned why men in the struggle weren't subjected to the same scrutiny, and said, "double standards obscure the enormous efforts of women" in the struggle.
Journalist Thandeka Gqubule has responded to claims that she is part of an alleged group of journalists involved in an apartheid covert operation aimed at discrediting struggle icon Winnie-Madikizela-Mandela.
"Ever since our mother departed this world our hearts have been heavy".
The state-owned New Era reported in early April that Swapo Party Women's Council secretary Eunice Ipinge had said "plans are underway to name a street in honour of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as per President Hage Geingob's directive in 2015".More news: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Lifted to "Buy" at Vetr Inc
This comes after Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema mentioned at Madikizela-Mandela's funeral on Saturday that some in the ANCWL were among those who "sold out" and turned their backs on her when she was still president, sighting not wanting to be led "by a criminal" as their motivation.
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The opening lines of "Nokunyamezela" go, "Wabuya etilongweni, wabuya wangena kwenye", which translates to that Mama Winnie left prison only to get into another prison. "We did not do the same for her", Ramaphosa said.More news: Concluding ceremony of Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast