(Sun) Nelson Mandela's former wife Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela has died aged 81, a family spokesperson has confirmed.
Winnie died on Monday afternoon at a Johannesburg hospital surrounded by her loved ones, Victor Dlamini said in a statement.
Winnie, commonly referred to as the mother of "new" South Africa, had been admitted to Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg with a kidney infection, enca reported.
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In the lead-up to her death, she was in and out of hospital, the family confirmed.