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 94-year-old anti-apartheid 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 94-year-old anti-apartheid 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 anti-apartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela was "breathing without difficulty" after being treated for pneumonia, the Presidency said on Saturday as the 94-year-old 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 94-year-old anti-apartheid...