Malema denies assaulting police officer at Madikizela-Mandela's funeral

Malema denies assaulting police officer at Madikizela-Mandela's funeral

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With both parties in attendance at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's funeral on Saturday, it was clear that the EFF and ANC had made a decision to call a truce for the day.

"I'm sorry Mama that your organisation delayed in according you its honour", Ramaphosa said. Give us a sign Mama", said Malema.Ramaphosa, who delivered the eulogy, not only acknowledged some of the accusations levelled by Malema against the ANC but also apologised for the party having failed to honour the iconic political activist and long-time party member while she was still alive."She bandaged our wounds. "She was just an ordinary woman, one of us, but dared to fight for what is right", Zondwa said.

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Madikizela-Mandela's grandchild, Zondwa Mandela said her death was a "wound" that would never heal, adding that Madikizela-Mandela was a hero who sacrificed her own life for the betterment of her people.

Ramaphosa said Madikizela-Mandela spoke of many thoughts she had about how the revolutionary ideals and morality of her movement should be restored and not be undermined by corruption and self-enrichment. Let us honour her memory by pledging here that we will dedicate all our resources, all our efforts, all our energy to the empowerment of the poor and vulnerable. "It is so disappointing to see how they withheld their words during my mother's lifetime, knowing very well what they would have meant to her", said Mandela-Dlamini.

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