Winnie Mandela Ordered to Sell Possessions to Pay Debt
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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Source: Clutch

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been ordered to pay off a debt owed to a private school in Johannesburg, South Africa, by selling some of her possessions, Clutch reports.

The magistrate is forcing Mandela, a member of South Africa’s parliament, to sell paintings, sculptures and a silver tea set to settle a $4,300 debt.

A relative of Madikizela-Mandela was attending Abbotts College, a private school in South Africa. Winnie was supposed to pay Abbotts College $2,150 in 2011, but she defaulted on the payment.

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.