Memorial service for ‘Mother of the Nation’ held in South Africa

An emotional farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who fought apartheid in South Africa for decades.

A memorial service has been held in South Africa for the woman many called the “mother of the nation”.

Thousands attended a ceremony for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Soweto, where she lived and fought against apartheid.


Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Orlando Stadium.