Zwelibanzi Hlongwane Wiki – Biography
Zwelibanzi Hlongwane was the first husband of Zindziswa Mandela, the daughter of anti-apartheid activists Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Zwelibanzi Hlongwane Age
Zwelibanzi Hlongwane’s age is unclear.
Zindziswa Mandela First Husband
Zindziswa Mandela’s first Husband Zwelibanzi Hlongwane. She went on to marry her second husband Molapo Motlhajwa in March 2013.
Zindziswa Mandela had 4 children; Zoleka Mandela, who was born in 1980, Zondwa Mandela, who was born in 1985, Bambatha Mandela, who was born in 1989, and Zwelabo Mandela, who was born in 1992.
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Zindziswa Mandela Cause of Death
Zindzi Mandela died at a Johannesburg hospital on 13 July 2020, at the age of 59. President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement: “I offer my deep condolences to the Mandela family as we mourn the passing of a fearless political activist who was a leader in her own right. Our sadness is compounded by this loss being visited upon us just days before the world marks the birthday of the great Nelson Mandela.
“Zindzi Mandela was a household name nationally and internationally, who during our years of struggle brought home the inhumanity of the apartheid system and the unshakeable resolve of our fight for freedom. After our liberation she became an icon of the task we began of transforming our society and stepping into spaces and opportunities that had been denied to generations of South Africans. Her spirit joins Tata Madiba and Mama Winnie in a reunion of leaders to whom we owe our freedom.”
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor, said in a statement: “Zindzi will not only be remembered as a daughter of our struggle heroes, Tata Nelson and Mama Winnie Mandela, but as a struggle heroine in her own right. She served South Africa well. May her soul rest in peace.”
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) tweeted: “The EFF is saddened by the passing of fearless and uncompromising Zindziswa Mandela. We send our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues. May her soul rest in power.”