Winnie Mandela funeral: Thousands attend ceremony in Soweto

The funeral of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been held in South Africa.
Thousands of people gathered in her hometown of Soweto to pay tribute to the woman known to many as the "Mother of the Nation".
She died nearly two weeks ago in Johannesburg at the age of 81, after a long illness.
Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from the funeral.

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(Source: Al Jazeera English,