Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, wife to the first black president in South Africa, Nelson Mandela dies at 81 on Monday, April 1, 2018.
A personal assistant to the late anti-apartheid campaigner made the announcement.
A family member, Victor Dlamini in a statement said she died of a long illness, “She died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year,” the statement reads.
He added: “She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.”
Recall, she was rushed to the hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after suffering a kidney infection. Read more