Zindzi Mandela, the eldest daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and former South African president Nelson Mandela had died.
According to South African media, confirmation Zindzi died suddenly.
59-year-old Zindzi was South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark.
Her death comes just as the world is to mark Mandela Day.
Below are the reactions after the death of Zindzi.
Deprived of Childhood with your Dad, and now robbed of your old age storytime with your grandchildren, You rested so early Zinzi…. Goodnight daughter of Africa #RIPZinziMandela #ZinziMandela pic.twitter.com/irlInk6Gn1— Ndzavi Derrick .CBA (@NdzaviDerrick) July 13, 2020
Kodwa sisi💔😭🙏🏾 this death hit home! No one loved our people like the Madikizela family! Ulale ngoxolo sisi & siyabonga ngempi yakho for our people with your late mom. Till we meet again. RIP #zinzimandela— Put South Africa First (@LvovoSA) July 13, 2020
#zinzimandela apartheid regime robed you and other siblings the love and care of your dad, now death robs you the golden years and joy of being a grand mother,RIP— Nnopi (@Nnopi14) July 13, 2020
I almost sobbed when I heard the news of comrade #zinzimandela 's passing. I'm proud of having met and called her my comrade. The picture is when she read Madiba's letter rejecting PW Botha's offer of conditional release from prison in Soweto. I will miss her. Hamba kahle cadre💔 pic.twitter.com/qzXzYBXo5s— Themba Maseko (@MasekoThembaJ) July 13, 2020