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Zuma pays tribute to Madikizela-Mandela

Former president Jacob Zuma says the way Madikizela-Mandela is being remembered shows that she was true to the struggle and never sold out.

Former president Jacob Zuma sitting between Edna Molewa and Jesse Duarte at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s memorial in KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: Ziyanda Ngcobo/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee member Edna Molewa has suggested that former president Jacob Zuma is suffering a similar kind of ill-treatment that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela went through during apartheid.

Molewa has been speaking at a memorial organised by the eThekwini Municipality and KwaZulu-Natal ANC to remember the struggle stalwart.

The Environmental Affairs minister says the latest documentary on Madikizela-Mandela left her saddened because those within the movement did little to protect the woman known as the mother of the nation.

Molewa says this should serve as a wake-up call for the current generation because she says another one of this generation's leaders is again under attack.

Zuma has paid tribute to the late Madikizela-Mandela, saying her death has left a huge gap in the leadership of the ANC.

Zuma says the way Madikizela-Mandela is being remembered shows that she was true to the struggle and never sold out.

Zuma has also told the crowd he's happy to be an ordinary citizen.

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