Zindzi Mandela laid to rest

Winnie Mandela, baby Zindzi Mandela and Nelson Mandela. Picture: Twitter / @Siseko_Soga

The South African Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela, will be buried at the Fourways Memorial Park on Friday morning at 7am. You can follow the funeral proceedings live here.

Just days after her passing, South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela was buried at the Fourways Memorial Park on Friday morning.

Speaking to the SABC on Thursday, her son Zondwa Mandela confirmed that his mother’s final resting place is next to that of her own mother, anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who died in 2018.

Earlier this week, Zondwa also revealed that his mother had tested positive for Covid-19 on the day of her passing.

However, the family was still waiting for the autopsy report that will clarify what the exact cause of death was.

The 59-year-old passed away at a Johannesburg hospital on Monday.

A call from the Nelson Mandela Foundation to sign the condolences book located at their Houghton office | Image: Twitter

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has urged all those who wish to share their condolences with the family to rather visit the foundation’s office, located at 107 Central Street, Houghton, to sign the condolence book in the reception area.

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