Former ANC Women's League stalwart Betsy Kedifaletsi Baatseba Nyanda has died.
Nyanda, 85, mother of former SANDF general and chief of staff of Umkhonto weSizwe, Siphiwe Nyanda, died at the weekend.
She was born on March 20 1922 in Phokeng, Rustenburg.
"She was a member of the ANC Women's League and of the Housewives League," Siphiwe Nyanda said.
She is survived by five children, many grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She will be buried in Carbochem Cemetery in Newcastle on Saturday. The funeral service will be held at the Lutheran Church in Section 5 at 10am.