Mandela still “critical but stable”

President Jacob Zuma visited ailing former president Nelson Mandela at Pretoria’s Mediclinic Heart Hospital today. According to presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj, Mandela’s condition remains ‘critical but stable’. Former president Mandela has spent well over 3 weeks in hospital since he was admitted on 8 June as a result of a recurrent lung infection. President Zuma … Continue reading “Mandela still “critical but stable””

Kathrada: Madiba “easily relates to everyone”

Johannesburg – As messages of support keep pouring in for former President Nelson Mandela, struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada has shared fond memories of Madiba. Speaking at the Alexander Forbes discussion forum in Sandton – where Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe interacted with businessmen – Kathrada, who also served time as a political prisoner during the apartheid … Continue reading “Kathrada: Madiba “easily relates to everyone””

Zuma: Mandela getting better

Pretoria – Former President Nelson Mandela’s condition has stabilised, although he still remains critical, according to a statement issued by the Presidency on Thursday afternoon. “He remains critical but is now stable,” said the Presidency. President Jacob Zuma visited the former statesman in hospital in Pretoria where he is being treated for a recurring lung … Continue reading “Zuma: Mandela getting better”