Ailing Mandela in critical condition as anxiety rises over his health
A child leaves flowers for South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria on June 18, 2013. Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital for 10 days suffering a lung infection, is "doing very well", one of his daughters said on Monday. In the South African township of Soweto, Nelson Mandela’s former neighbours voiced sadness and resignation on Monday that their hero may not have long to live.
There was no sign of tension, no public tears, just heartfelt wishes from Soweto residents that the man who led their country out of decades of white minority rule be at peace. “Mandela has done well for the country.
It’s true that there is none like him, but we have to accept that he won’t live forever,” Nhlapo said.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Daily Nation