World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. Gathering scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers, the biennial conference is the biggest single get-together on the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The 20th conference in M...
Press Trust of India | Friday December 6, 2013
Madiba, as Mandela was fondly known, had been battling health issues in recent months, including a recurring lung infection that led to numerous hospitalisations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 18, 2013
Nelson Mandela remains in a "stable but critical" condition, but "continues to respond to treatment," according to the South African government, issuing its first update on his health since September.
Associated Press | Thursday July 18, 2013
Mandela remains hospitalized but his birthday coincides with a statement from South Africa's current president that his health is improving.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 13, 2013
Former South African president Thabo Mbeki said on Saturday he was confident his predecessor Nelson Mandela's health would improve and the ailing anti-apartheid hero would be released to recuperate at home.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 12, 2013
Graca Machel, the wife of South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela, said she was less anxious about his condition today, five weeks after he was admitted to hospital.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 7, 2013
Nelson Mandela remained hospitalised in a critical state Sunday after doctors ruled out turning off his life support unless he suffers massive organ failure.
World News | Associated Press | Friday June 28, 2013
Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight and although his condition remains critical it is now stable, the South African government said yesterday. One of the former president's daughters said he is still opening his eyes and reacting to the touch of his family even though his situation is precarious.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 26, 2013
President Barack Obama set out on an eight-day trip to Africa on Wednesday that is aimed at reviving U.S. engagement with the continent but that will be overshadowed by the uncertain health of South Africa hero Nelson Mandela.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Nelson Mandela's close family gathered on Tuesday at his rural homestead to discuss the failing health of the South African anti-apartheid icon who was fighting for his life in hospital.
Chandni | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Amitabh Bachchan is concerned about the ill health of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 24, 2013
Nelson Mandela is in a critical condition in hospital, South Africa's presidency said late on Sunday, marking a sudden and significant deterioration in the health of the former leader and anti-apartheid hero.
World News | Associated Press | Friday June 21, 2013
A former South African president has said the health of Nelson Mandela is improving as the 94-year-old beloved anti-apartheid leader marked two weeks in the hospital on Friday.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday June 16, 2013
South Africa's president says that Nelson Mandela is seeing sustained improvement from the recurring lung infection that is forcing him to spend a ninth day in the hospital.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 13, 2013
Nelson Mandela remained in hospital for a sixth day on Thursday receiving treatment for a lung infection after South Africa's president said the revered anti-apartheid icon was improving.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday June 12, 2013
Doctors are doing all they can to improve Nelson Mandela's health as the 94-year-old icon spent a fourth day in the hospital for a recurring lung infection, South Africa's president said Tuesday, as two of Mandela's daughters visited their father.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 26, 2013
Nelson Mandela is feeling "good" and "recovering well" following his release from hospital early this month where he was treated for pneumonia, his daughter said Friday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 6, 2013
Former South African president Nelson Mandela left hospital on Saturday after more than a week of treatment of pneumonia that raised global concern about the health of the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela's wife has said the 94-year-old icon is "fine" and his health is improving after he was hospitalised more than a week ago for pneumonia, a report said Friday.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 1, 2013
The condition of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela has improved further, the government said on Sunday, as the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero spent a fourth day in hospital receiving treatment for pneumonia.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 29, 2013
Doctors said Nelson Mandela was responding positively to treatment on Thursday after being readmitted to hospital with a lung infection, the latest health scare for the revered anti-apartheid icon.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 11, 2013
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's former president and the anti-apartheid hero who returned home after a brief hospitalisation at the weekend, was doing okay but that his memory had faded, a close friend said today.
World News | Reuters | Sunday January 6, 2013
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has recovered from a lung infection and surgery to remove gallstones that kept him in hospital for nearly three weeks, the government said on Sunday.
World News | Associated Press | Friday December 14, 2012
As the 94-year-old patriarch of South Africa's democracy entered his seventh day of hospitalization Friday for a recurring lung infection, confusion grew as government officials appeared to contradict themselves over where he is being treated.