Zindzi Mandela, South Africa's ambassador to Denmark and daughter of anti-apartheid leaders Nelson and Winnie Mandela, tested positive for Covid-19 on the day she died, her son Zondwa Mandela told South Africa's public broadcaster, SABC, Wednesday.
Zindzi Mandela, South Africa's Ambassador to Denmark and daughter of anti-apartheid icons Nelson and Winnie Mandela, has died at the age of 59, the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation said Monday.
In June, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country is battling dual pandemics: coronavirus and gender-based violence. In 2019, there were nearly 180,000 violent crimes against women and almost 3,000 murders. CNN's David McKenzie reports.