15/06/2017 17:28 SAST | Updated 02/04/2018 17:30 SAST

From The Archives: Winnie Mandela Discusses The State of the ANC, The Case Of Stompie And The Walk To Democracy

The mother of the nation gets frank about her walk to freedom.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at the age of 81, her PA confirmed to EWN on Monday.

The struggle icon and former wife of the late Nelson Mandela had recently been admitted to Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg with a kidney infection.

Watch as the "mother of the nation" talks about Nelson Mandela personally with frankness that could surprise many of Madiba's uncritical supporters. She explains how she feels the ANC gave away too much during negotiations for a democratic South Africa.

The ANC in its current form:

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela gives her opinion of the state of the ANC. She states her deep dissapointment in the current state of the leadership but remains hopeful that the liberation movement can return to its former glory.

The case of Stompie:

During her research for the documentary "Winnie", Pascal Lamche discovered information about Seipei's murder that she reveals to Madikizela-Mandela for the first time during our interview, which the struggle stalwart called "crucial". Watch.