Madiba’s health “slowly improving”

Pretoria – Former President Nelson Mandela’s doctors have told President Jacob Zuma that the former statesman is showing a slow but steady improvement. h was improving steadily, Madiba still remained in a critical condition,” said the Presidency in a statement. Madiba was admitted to the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria on 8 June for a … Continue reading “Madiba’s health “slowly improving””

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””

“Nothing wrong with Mandela”

Cape Town – There never was anything wrong with Madiba, the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Lindiwe Sisulu said today after the former President yesterday underwent a planned medical procedure. “There was never anything wrong with him. The reason we took him to hospital was he did have a discomfort, on an ongoing basis,” … Continue reading ““Nothing wrong with Mandela””