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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Former president Nelson Mandela’s condition remains critical, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.
“Mandela remains in a critical condition in hospital and doctors are doing everything possible to ensure his well-being and comfort,” Zuma said in Johannesburg.
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The number of journalists outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is in a critical condition increased significantly on Monday morning.
Reporters’ vehicles, including more than 10 broadcast vans, took up almost all the parking spots adjoining the … Read the rest
Several police officers were manning the entrances to a Pretoria hospital on Monday morning where former president Nelson Mandela is in a critical condition.
Before 6am, three police officers stood at the hospital’s entrance along the busy Park Street.
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Numerous relatives of former president Nelson Mandela visited the Pretoria hospital where he was spending his 15th day on Saturday.
Mandela’s ex-wife, ANC MP Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrived at the Medi-Clinic Heart hospital in Arcadia, east of Pretoria.
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Well-wishers left flags, flowers, balloons and get-well-soon cards at the entrance to the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela was spending his tenth day on Monday.
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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.
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International journalists stationed outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is believed to be receiving treatment were warned about their equipment on Wednesday.
“… Some broadcasters had some equipment which is not licensed,” said Independent Communications Authority of … 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
Former president Nelson Mandela’s eldest daughter Zenani Mandela-Dlamini arrived at the Pretoria hospital on Wednesday where the elderly statesman is believed to be receiving treatment.
Her black Mercedes-Benz entered the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital before 11am. She stopped briefly and talked … Read the rest
Numerous media houses remained outside a Pretoria hospital on Wednesday as former president Nelson Mandela spent his fifth day there being treated for a recurring lung infection.
More than ten outside broadcast vehicles were parked close to one of the … Read the rest
South Africa President Jacob Zuma appeared on state television Tuesday to reassure an uneasy nation that Nelson Mandela, although in a serious condition, is receiving the best of care.
In a brief recorded interview Zuma reiterated that the anti-apartheid icon … Read the rest
Pedestrians passing the Pretoria hospital where ailing former president Nelson Mandela is apparently being treated, were curious about his health on Tuesday.
This was heightened by the presence of 10 police officers at the private hospital’s entrance, parameter fences, a … Read the rest
A fence was erected on Monday evening next to one of the entrances of the Pretoria hospital where former President Nelson Mandela was believed to be.
Police officers set up the barrier where numerous journalists had been camped out, close … Read the rest