Mandela is a personal hero, his legacy will stay: Obama

CNN-IBN | Jun 28, 2013 at 09:25am

Former South African President Nelson Mandela's health has 'improved' overnight but he is still in critical condition and on life support. US President Barack Obama began his week long visit to South Africa in Senegal where he told the press that Mandela was a personal hero of his and also sent his prayers to the country and especially to the Mandela family.