Home / BBC News / Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Kathrada: ‘Same pain as Mandela’

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Kathrada: ‘Same pain as Mandela’

Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife has paid tribute to the South African anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, who has died aged 87.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela said she felt the “same pain” as when Mr Mandela (Madiba) died, saying the man known as Kathy was an “extension of our family”.

Check Also

Kabul Shia mosque blast kills dozens

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The attack comes just days after police in Kabul …

Obama and Bush decry deep US divisions without naming Trump

Image copyright Getty Images/Reuters Image caption Neither Barack Obama nor George W Bush mentioned President …

Top aide defends Trump over widow remarks

Image copyright EPA Image caption General Kelly’s son died in Afghanistan in 2010 The White …

Catalonia crisis: Spain moves to suspend autonomy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are fears that the latest moves could lead …

Trump was insensitive in call to widow – soldier’s mother

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCongresswoman Frederica Wilson: “How insensitive can you …