In this file photo dated Sunday, February 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela and wife Winnie, walk hand in hand, raising their clenched fists upon his release from Victor prison, Cape Town, 27 years in detention. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandela's decades in jail but whose reputation was later tarnished by allegations of violence, died on Monday at the age of 81. AP

In this Feb. 13, 1991 file photo, Winnie Mandela, centre left, wife of African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, centre right, leaves the Rand Supreme Court after an adjournment of her kidnap and assault court case. South African state broadcaster SABC says anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81, it was announced on Monday, April 2, 2018. AP Photo, File

In this Feb. 13, 1990 file photo, Winnie Mandela, left, with her former husband Nelson Mandela, right, at a rally in Soweto, South Africa shortly after his release from 27 years in prison. Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement. AP Photo, File

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela raises her fist as she arrives for a rally at Olievenhoutbosch township outside of Pretoria, South Africa, April 21, 1999. An official memorial service will be held for Madikizela-Mandela on April 11 and a national funeral on April 14, said Ramaphosa, who declared earlier that South Africans had lost "a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a comrade, a leader and an icon." REUTERS/Peter Andrews/File Photo

In this April 5, 1986 file photo Winnie Mandela, carries the coffin of activist William Kotoyi at his funeral in Brandfort, South Africa. South African state broadcaster SABC says anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81, it was reported on Monday, April 2, 2018. A crowd of around 200 people congregated outside Madikizela-Mandela's Soweto home soon after her death was announced, singing and dancing. The cause of death or nature of her illness was not disclosed. AP Photo, File

in this Friday Nov. 10, 2000 file photo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of Nelson Mandela, greets demonstrators, behind razor wire at a bail hearing for businessman Piet Odendaal in Viljoenskroon, in the Orange Free State, South Africa. South African state broadcaster SABC said Monday April 2, 2018, that anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died. AP Photo/Lori Waselchuk, File