US State health department probe Joan Rivers’ death

The clinic where Joan Rivers was undergoing a procedure prior to her hospitalization and death is now under investigation.

The New York State Health Department told ABC News that it has opened a “full investigation” into Yorkville Endoscopy Center in … Read the rest

ANC statement on the passing of Comrade Nelson Mandela

ancIssued by: ANC



Secretary General’s Office

 Comrades and friends,

The Mandela family,

Fellow South Africans,

 “In the life of every nation, there arise men who leave an indelible … Read the rest

Mandela daughters at movie premiere: ‘The show must go on’

People attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death as the closing credits rolled, reported Associated Press.

Stopping the screening of “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” was discussed, but Mandela’s … Read the rest

Family hears prayer for Mandela’s ‘peaceful, perfect end’

mandela91Cape Town’s Archbishop on Tuesday led Nelson Mandela’s closest family in a sombre prayer, offering support for his wife and a “peaceful, perfect, end” for a man considered by many to be a living saint.

Bishop Thabo Makgoba visited the … Read the rest

Media speculate amid silence on Mandela’s health

Newspapers speculated on the health of former president Nelson Mandela on Monday morning, more than two days since the last update on his condition was made public.

“Mandela Lockdown”, read The Star newspaper’s front page headline, accompanied by a report … Read the rest

Heavyweight world champion Vitali Klitschko pays tribute to Corrie Sanders

Heavyweight world champion Vitali Klitschko has paid tribute to South African boxer Corrie Sanders who died Sunday after being shot in an armed robbery.

“Corrie Sanders was the most difficult opponent I ever fought,” the 41-year-old World Boxing Council (WBC) … Read the rest

Paris police probe drug-related death at South African diplomat’s home

Paris – Prosecutors opened an investigation on Sunday into the death of a young French woman at the residence of a South African diplomat in Paris, a judicial source said.

 An autopsy was to take place on Monday, the source … Read the rest