Zodwa Zwane could almost not believe that she was Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s personal assistance and referred to her "mother, friend and boss”.
She spoke at the national memorial for her on Wednesday where she revealed the last words Winnie shared with her before she died.
“I tried to hug her as we usually did but she said no because she had the flu. She then started sharing with me the sermon from the service she attended ... she spoke about forgiveness and as always had tears in her eyes but they wouldn’t roll down her cheeks."
“She said to me: ‘Zodwa, I don’t have tears any more ... I have gone through a lot and my tears won’t come out.’"
Briefly.co.za learned that Zwane shared how she spend five hours in church but left before according to news24.com.
“She asked me to share the seventh word with her; (it says) ‘Father unto your hands I commit my spirit.’”
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