Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies – level 1

19-04-2018 07:00

In South Africa, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela fights against apartheid. She is the wife of Nelson Mandela for some time. He also fights against apartheid.

She dies on April 2nd. The leaders bury her as a national hero. Thousands of people come to her funeral to say goodbye.

One woman says that South Africans are mourning the death of their ‘mother’. She also says that they are celebrating her life. She adds that Mandela is now with all of her people.

Difficult words: apartheid (a South African law that lasts until the 1990s and gives Africans less rights), national hero (when the leaders of a country say someone did something very important for the country), mourn (show your feelings about someone who dies).

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