PICS : ZINDZI MANDELA LAID TO REST


Zindzi Mandela was laid to rest at a private funeral, She was buried next to her mother -- who died two years ago -- at a cemetery in Fourways.

Her family said she had tested positive for coronavirus on the day she died (on Monday), but they were still awaiting post-mortem results.

In a eulogy at a virtual memorial on Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa thanked the Mandela family for "the very important gesture of sharing this information with the nation".

"In doing so you are helping to encourage social acceptance for sufferers. This is a virus that affects us all, and there should never be any stigma around people who become infected," said Ramaphosa.




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