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Ex-wife challenges Nelson Mandela's will, demands homestead
Ex-wife challenges Nelson Mandela's will, demands homestead

The late South African leader Nelson Mandela said in his will that he wanted his home in rural Qunu to be used to forever unite his family. But his kinsmen, who fought bitterly over his burial place and went to court over the bones of his children, aren’t easily united. His former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, whom he divorced in 1996, is challenging Mandela’s will, demanding that the Qunu homestead and land should be hers, according to reports in South African newspapers Tuesday. Mandela, who died in December, left Madikizela-Mandela out of his will, leaving his $4.3 million in property and belongings to his wife, Graca Machel, children, grandchildren and great...

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