Places of Power: South Africa’s Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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This article is part of the dossier: Secret Places of Power

By Carien du Plessis
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2022 12:56, updated on Wednesday, 7 September 2022 12:06

South Africa's Belmond hotel (photo: @southafricauk)

There is some irony in Winne Madikizela-Mandela choosing a hotel that is the namesake of her former husband to celebrate her 80th birthday in 2016. Their separation 24 years prior wasn't a friendly one, but by then, he had been dead for three years and this had been shifted to the background.

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