The ANC was unaware that the family of former statesman Nelson Mandela was unhappy about a publicised visit President Jacob Zuma made to Mandela’s house shortly after he was released from hospital in April, the party said in a statement … Read the rest
Former president FW de Klerk has cut short his Europe trip because of former president Nelson’s Mandela’s ill-health, De Klerk’s foundation said on its website on Saturday.
“Mr FW de Klerk and his wife Elita have decided to suspend their … Read the rest
by Laszlo Trankovits
“Viva Mandela! Viva Mandela!” sing the colourfully dressed women dancing in front of the hospital in Pretoria. Children bring pictures they have drawn, teddy bears, dolls and balloons, while adults lay down bouquets and greeting cards.
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Former president Nelson Mandela’s condition has improved, the presidency said on Thursday.
“President Jacob Zuma visited former president Nelson Mandela in hospital in Pretoria today, 27 June, and was informed by the medical team that Madiba’s condition has improved during … Read the rest
Every person must remember the contribution former president Nelson Mandela has made to the country, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel said on Thursday.
“I think that is what is important to remember,” he said in Johannesburg.
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Traditional healers in Limpopo held a ceremony at the ANC’s offices in Polokwane on Thursday to pray for former president Nelson Mandela who is critically ill in a Pretoria hospital.
African National Congress Limpopo task team chairman Falaza Mdaka said … Read the rest
The Sunshine Tour’s professional golfers showed their support for ailing former president Nelson Mandela by wearing beaded South African flags during the first round of the Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament at Selborne Park Golf Club in KwaZulu-Natal.
Jean Hugo, … Read the rest
Nine police officers were manning the entrance of the Pretoria hospital where critically-ill former president was being treated on Thursday.
The officers were screening all vehicles entering the hospital through the Park Street entrance at 6am.
Another police contingent was … Read the rest
The candles were placed next to a miniature art gallery established by well-wishers on the security wall … Read the rest
Burning candles, bouquets of pink and red flowers, paintings and hundreds of messages at the entrance of a Pretoria hospital on Wednesday urged critically-ill former president Nelson Mandela to soldier on.
Well-wishers have consistently registered support for Mandela in different … Read the rest
A few vehicles were entering and exiting the Pretoria hospital on Tuesday morning where ailing former president Nelson Mandela is in a critical condition.
Hospital security staff attended to the infrequent motorists at the facility’s entrance on Park Street.
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Roughly 80 percent of all the packaged foods sold within the United States contain chemicals outlawed in other parts of the world, Britain’s Daily Mail reports.
Six common food additives found in an estimated 8-out-of-10 products sold in American stores … Read the rest
Former president Nelson Mandela is responding well to treatment, Cabinet said on Thursday.
In a statement following its regularly fortnightly meeting, Cabinet wished Mandela a speedy recovery and reassured the nation he was receiving the best medical care.
“Cabinet is … Read the rest
Former president Nelson Mandela is responding well to the treatment he is receiving, President Jacob Zuma told MPs on Wednesday.
“Madiba is responding better to treatment from this morning,” he said, opening debate in the National Assembly on the presidency’s … Read the rest