Zindzi Mandela Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career & Latest News

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Zindzi Mandela whose full name is Zindziswa Mandela-Hlongwane is a South African ambassador to Denmark and the president of Mandela-Msomi Trading Enterprises.

She was born on 23rd December 1960 in Soweto, South Africa and is the daughter of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela Mandela.

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Zindzi Mandela Age

Zindzi Mandela was born on the 23rd of December 1960 in Soweto, South Africa. As of 2018, she is 58 years old.

Zindzi Mandela Husband

Her first husband was Zwelibanzi Hlongwane. She married her second husband, Molapo Motlhawja when she was 52 and he was 37. Motlhajwa is a member of the South African National Defense Force.

Zindzi Mandela Children

Zindzi has four children: Zoleka Mandela, (1980), Zondwa Mandela (1985), Bambatha Mandela (1989) and Zwelabo Mandela (1992).

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Zindzi Mandela 

She has the following siblings;

  • Nelson Mandela – Father
  • Winnie Madikizela Mandela – Mother
  • Zenani Mandela – Sister
  • Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah – Sister
  • Makgatho Mandela – Brother
  • Thembekile Mandela – Brother

Zindzi Mandela Education Background

  • She has a Bachelor Degree in Law- English literature and politics from the University of Cape Town.
  • She attended Waterford Kamhlaba College.

Zindzi Mandela Career

  • 2008 – Present: President of Mandela-Msomi Trading Enterprises
  • 2007 – Present: Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Zendj Holdings.
  • 2006 – Present: Public Relations and Marketing at Luendo Holdings (Pty) Limited.
  • 2004: South African ambassador to Denmark.
  • Non-Executive Director at Primovie.
  • 2008: Partner at CLAZ Ventures.
  • 2004 – 2008: Business Development Director at MHMJ Concepts.
  • 2000 – 2004: Managing Director at Zee Zee Promotions.
  • Director at MHMJ Concepts.
  • Director at LoveLife.
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Zindzi Mandela lashes ANC on Mama Winnie’s anniversary

Adopted from SowetanLive.co.za

Zindzi Mandela says the ANC has failed her mother Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy.

Speaking to Sowetan on the sidelines of the ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of Madikizela-
Mandela’s death, Zindzi said the party had not done enough to honour her mother.

Her comments came two days after a picture of her and her sister Zenani posing with EFF chairperson Dali Mpofu, and sharing an EFF cap, led to speculation that the sisters had dumped the ANC.

However, at the Fourways Memorial Park Cemetery yesterday, Zenani arrived draped in ANC regalia and later posted pictures on social media in ANC attire and doing the Amandla salute. It was, however, curious that at the cemetery, no recognisable ANC leader was present and yet the EFF was represented by its leader Julius Malema.

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Speaking to Sowetan, Zindzi said: “I think the ANC needs to do more and as she said, ‘I am the ANC’, she is the ANC and so the only way to uphold her legacy is to live true to her values.”

She added that Madikizela-Mandela “always spoke truth to power and she always believed in corrective measures, had specific solutions and she was always very frank to her party when she saw things going wrong”.

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Updated: May 27, 2019 — 4:35 pm

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