Tag: Nelson Mandela

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    Nelson Mandela Could Soon Be Discharged From Hospital

    A former president of South Africa says he expects Nelson Mandela to soon be discharged from the hospital to recuperate at home. South Africa’s radio broadcaster Eyewitness News reported on Sunday that Thabo Mbeki was speaking at a memorial service Saturday when he predicted that Mandela would be going home. Mandela has …

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    King Wants Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Removed From Clan Leadership

    Xhosa King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, ruler of the Thembu tribe to which the Mandela family belongs, has requested that 94-year-old Nelson Mandela‘s grandson, Mandla Mandela, 39, be stripped of his chieftancy in light of his “scandalous” removal of three Mandela family graves, reports the Associated Foreign Press. …

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    Mandela Family Feud Over Where He Should Be Buried

    (AP) — As Nelson Mandela remained in critical condition in hospital Friday, a family feud over where the 94-year-old former president should be buried went to the courts, according to South Africa’s national broadcaster. Mandela’s oldest daughter, Makaziwe, and 15 other family members have pressed a court application to get Mandela’s gr …

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    Nelson Mandela ‘Recovering Well’ in South African Hospital, Says Grandson

    Former South African president Nelson Mandela is recovering well from a lung infection after spending eight days in a Pretoria hospital, his grandson Mandla Mandela says. Mandla claims the 94 year old “looked good,” after a recent hospital visit. “Madiba is recovering very well and looks good,” Mandla Mandela said in Qunu, a village in the Eastern C …

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    Nelson Mandela Rushed to Hospital, in ‘Serious Condition’

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to the hospital in South Africa and his condition is listed as “serious but stable,” according to a presidential spokesperson. Mandela, 94, has been battling a recurring lung infection, but his condition deteriorated rapidly overnight. Mandela, …