Dignitaries, former freedom fighters and the Mandela and Madikizela families family arrived at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg to pay homage to the late Winnie Madikizela Mandela.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation is paying tribute to the struggle for her excellence in liberating South Africa. Graca Machel and ANC stalwart, Tokyo Sexwale are among those who will be addressing people attending the event.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was one of the greatest icons of the struggle against Apartheid. She fought valiantly against the Apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country.
Her activism and resistance to Apartheid landed her in jail on numerous occasions, eventually causing her banishment to the small town of Brandfort in the then Orange Free State.
Madikizela-Mandela passed away on Monday, 2 April 2018. She was married to Nelson Mandela from 1958 till 1996.
Also in Johannesburg the ANC will unveil a Wall of Remembrance for her at Luthuli House later today . The wall will allow members of the public to sign their own messages of condolences and support to Mam Winnie. This is part of the ongoing ten days of mourning.
A national memorial service for Madikizela-Mandela will be held at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto this week, and she will be laid to rest during a Special Official funeral on Saturday.