[Video] – How the media was paid to destroy Winnie’s reputation
The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was known for her clash with the Apartheid regime which she fought hard against during most parts of her adult life.
She was vilified and described in derogatory manner by elements within the then Apartheid regime as well as some of her political opponents.
It is now emerging that that vilification was well sponsored by the then Apartheid government which imprisoned his then husband, Nelson Mandela for 27 years.
A former spy for the Apartheid government has revealed a unit he worked for spread fake news about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with the hope to discredit the entire ANC movement.
Paul Erasmus, had worked as an operative for a unit called Stratcom. He said Winnie was a target of propaganda campaign.
The Startcom unit Erasmus worked for spread false news about Madikizela-Mandela using media houses who were then paid for their services.
The Mandela Football club, a group of young men Madikizela-Mandela trusted with her life were also bought by the government, Erasmus claimed in an interview with eNCA.
Winnie Mandela died this month after a long battle with illness at the age of 81.