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Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter dies in South Africa at 43

Zoleka Mandela, granddaughter of South Africa’s first democratically elected President Nelson Mandela, has died of cancer at the age of 43.

She passed away on Monday evening surrounded by friends and family, a spokesperson said.

In recent years, Ms Mandela had become well known for detailing her cancer treatment. She was also open about her history of drug addiction.