'Winnie could have been our first female president'

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- dispatchlive.co.za | 2 months ago

Sisulu said “Ma Winnie” would also have prevented Julius Malema from forming the EFF, a development which happened after he was expelled as ANC Youth League president.

Madikizela-Mandela would have celebrated her 83rd birthday on Thursday. Addressing about 500 ANC members and supporters at the Lindsay Secondary School grounds in Ngqamakhwe, Sisulu said: “Imagine if she had agreed to that nomination and won, she would have been the first elected female deputy president of the ANC.

“ Let us reimagine her impact on SA politics had she become the president after Mbeki, and perhaps Zuma after her.

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