Nelson Mandela


Wed June 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Archbishop Prays For 'Peaceful, Perfect End' For Nelson Mandela

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 10:26 am

A well-wisher walks in front of a wall in Pretoria covered with messages for ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela on Wednesday.
Marco Longari AFP/Getty Images

Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital in critical condition.

South African Archbishop Thabo Makgoba visited the hospital to pray with his family on Tuesday. On his Facebook page, Makgoba posted the prayer he said for the 94-year-old anti-apartheid legend and former president. He wrote:

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Tue June 25, 2013
The Two-Way

VIDEO For Nelson Mandela: Johnny Clegg's 'Asimbonanga'

Originally published on Tue June 25, 2013 8:09 am

A message for "Dear Tata" (Nelson Mandela) outside the hospital in Pretoria where he is being treated.
Alexander Joe AFP/Getty Images


Mon June 24, 2013
The Two-Way

'Everything Possible' Being Done For Ailing Nelson Mandela

Originally published on Mon June 24, 2013 6:19 am

Prayers for Nelson Mandela: At Regina Mundi church in Soweto township, South Africa, on Sunday, congregants prayed for the former South African leader.
Dai Kurokawa EPA /LANDOV

South Africans, and millions more people around the world, are waiting anxiously for further word about Nelson Mandela and praying for the former president and anti-apartheid icon.

Mandela, 94, remains in critical condition at a hospital in Pretoria where he's being treated for a recurring respiratory infection.

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Sun June 23, 2013
The Two-Way

Hospitalized Nelson Mandela In Critical Condition

Originally published on Mon June 24, 2013 4:54 am

A print of Nelson Mandela and get well messages lay outside the home of the former President Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa earlier this month.
Themba Hadebe Associated Press

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader, is in critical condition in a hospital in Pretoria where he was admitted two weeks ago with a recurring respiratory infection.

A statement from South African President Jacob Zuma said the 94-year-old Mandela's condition had become critical over the past 24 hours.

"The doctors are doing everything possible to get his condition to improve and are ensuring that Madiba is well-looked after and is comfortable. He is in good hands," said Zuma, referring to Mandela by his clan name.

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