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The Zoleka Mandela Story (Audio)

14 January 2014 at 09:18 by Bronwyn Hardick - Zoleka Mandela is a survivor. Her story is one of self-destruction, sorrow and triumph and this morning she joined The Complimentary Breakfast to share her journey and talk about her new book, “When Hope Whispers.” Listen to the full interview here. Fully …

Zoleka Mandela and her partner, Thierry Bashala

When Hope Whispers

Zoleka Mandela talks to NMF staff After Zoleka Mandela lost her 13-year-old daughter Zenani to a motorcar accident in 2010, her grandfather Nelson Mandela put her on his knee and told her that she was not the only parent to have lost a child. He himself had lost three children …


Mandela’s Granddaughter Bares Her Past in Book

JOHANNESBURG November 12, 2013 (AP) By CARLEY PETESCH Associated Press Nelson Mandela’s family is no stranger to the public eye —its successes and trials have been aired for decades in films, books and the news media. Granddaughter Zoleka Mandela’s story, perhaps, is the one that no one saw coming. The …

Zoleka Mandela at book launch (PICTURE SUPPLIED)

Zoleka Mandela finds hope

After more than a decade of drug, alcohol and sex addiction, the loss of two children, four years of sexual abuse as a child, a highly public breakup and a mammoth battle with breast cancer, Zoleka Mandela (33) has finally found her purpose in life. Opening up to the world …