Nelson Mandela Hospitalised

  • South Africans resigned over critical Mandela June 24, 2013

    Johannesburg: South Africans appeared resigned on Monday to the inevitability of one day saying goodbye to former president Nelson Mandela after the 94yearold antiapartheid leader's condition in hospital deteriorated to critical. Madiba, as he is affectionately known, is revered among most of South Africa's 53 million people as the architect of...
  • South Africa: Mandela in critical condition, says presidency June 24, 2013

    Johannesburg: The South African presidency said the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical. The office of President Jacob Zuma said that the president had visited the 94yearold antiapartheid leader on Sunday evening and was informed by the medical team that Mandela's condition had become critical in the past...
  • Mandela responds to treatment, breathing 'without difficulty' March 31, 2013

    Johannesburg: Revered antiapartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela was "breathing without difficulty" after being treated for pneumonia, the Presidency said on Saturday as the 94yearold leader spent a third day at an undisclosed hospital. "Doctors advise that due to the lung infection former President Mandela had developed...
  • South Africa's Mandela in hospital for 'medical attention' December 8, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela was on Saturday admitted to a hospital in Pretoria for "medical attention", the government said. "Former President Nelson Mandela has today, December 8 2012, been admitted in hospital in Pretoria to undergo tests," President Jacob Zuma's office said in a statement. The 94yearold antiapartheid...