Nelson Mandela Health

'Not Doing Well'

CP | Ray Faure, The Associated Press | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada

JOHANNESBURG - The family of ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela has told the South African Broadcasting Corporation in an interview ...

The Week In Review: O Baby, Where Art Thou?

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

This week was a week of waiting. In the U.K. (and, let's face it, much of the world), all eyes were on the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, searching for signs that the first stages of her baby's birth might be beginning. Meanwhile, a more sombre watch has been focused on former South African president Nelson Mandela, who remains in a Pretoria hospital after weeks of treatment and waxing and waning rumours that he is near death. No matter how powerful, famous, or celebrated a person might be, birth and death are two things that remain immune to man's predictions and plans.

'Recovering Well And Looks Good'

CBC | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada

from Reuters: Former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela is recovering well from a lung infection, which has k...


CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa - South African President Jacob Zuma says anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is "recuperating" after falling ill from a rec...

Mandela Hospitalized For Lung Infection

CP | Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela is suffering from a recurring lung infection and is responding to medical treatments, th...