Live: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's memorial underway

Live: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's memorial underway

The official memorial service for the struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, is underway at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.

Madikizela-Mandela died on 2 April at the age of 81 after a long illness.

Briefly.co.za learned that The EFF will also host a memorial in her honour at the Majwemasweu Stadium in Brandfort on Wednesday where she was banished to in 1977. The house now stands empty and dilapidated.

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15:16 Winnie did not die, she multiplied

15:16 ANC sings Winnie's praises

15:15 News from Brandfort memorial

Tweeps give insight to what's happening at Orlando Stadium

14:05 - Some art remembering Mama Winnie

13:30 - Remembering Mam Winnie

13:05 Afro-pop songstress Brenda Mtambo performs 'Thina Sizwe'

13:00 Orlando Stadium starts filling up

10.30 - The official programme for the memorial

9am - Madikizela-Mandela memorabilia sold outside stadium

9am - The EFF has arrived

8am - Who will officially address the memorial?

8am - South Africans arrive to celebrate Winnie's life:

7.55am - Safety first:

6am - Road closures for Madikizela-Mandela memorial

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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