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South African miners sickened by working conditions reach settlement in landmark class action lawsuit

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A six-year battle between thousands of South African miners and gold mining companies ended with a historical class action settlement on Wednesday.

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Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan and Naomi Campbell among diasporans to attend the funeral of Winnie Mandela

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Dignitaries and presidents from all over the world flew in to attend the funeral of anti-Apartheid icon, Winnie Mandizikela-Mandela.

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Streaming now: The final burial of Mama Winnie Madizikela-Mandela shows divide amongst political parties

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Emotions run high in the live broadcast during the concluding funeral services of Winnie Madizikela-Mandela.

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Mourning period continues in South Africa: Body of Winnie Mandela prepared in Xhosa tradition

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Cleansing and purification rituals from the Xhosa tradition were performed throughout the day by healers and family members of Winnie Madizikela-Mandela.

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Winnie Mandela memorialized in South Africa

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This week, South African freedom fighter and former leader of the African National Congress, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was memorialized in Soweto this week. Now her family prepares for the final burial.

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks on her relationship with deceased South African freedom fighter, Winnie Mandela

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Maxine Waters: “She knew and understood the power of women even when we didn’t understand our own power.”

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