She would have approved: Sharp looking celebs graced Mama Winnie's funeral

She would have approved: Sharp looking celebs graced Mama Winnie's funeral

The famous and well heeled dressed to impress at the funeral of South African struggle hero, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

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From early morning they started to arrive, dressed up to celebrate the late Mama Winnie and the style she embodied throughout her life-time.

As Briefly.co.za reported today, the special official funeral was held today for Madikizela-Mandela who died on 2 April, 2018 after having suffered a prolonged illness.

Among the thousands of mourners who attending her funeral at Orlando Stadium, there were a number of celebrities spotted looking very smart.

Simphiweda Dana

Simphiweda Dana, the Xhosa singer and song-writer who has been hailed as the "new Miriam Makeba". arrived in a dress by local design duo Quiteria & George.

Naomi Campbell

Misquoted in the tweet above, International supermodel Naomi Campbell who spoke about her love for the Mandelas and how lucky she was to have known them, called uMama Winnie a "heroine of a whole continent."

READ ALSO: Meet all the Winnie Mandelas: 5 Actresses who played Madiba's ex-wife in films

DJ Sbu

Author, TV and radio personality DJ Sbu looked sharp in a suit as he gave the power salute.

Thembisile Ntaka

Last but not least, KZN singer, Thembisile Ntaka looked very smart as she arrived at the stadium to pay her respects and say goodbye to a woman who she has said inspired her greatly.

READ ALSO: Naomi Campbell says Winnie Mandela's was more than the mother of the nation

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