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Nelson Mandela’s Lung Infection Could Be Pneumonia

Nelson Mandela’s Lung Infection Could Be Pneumonia

WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nelson Mandela is being treated for a lung infection, a term often used synonymously with pneumonia.Elderly people are at an increased risk for infections in general — more so if the person has many chroni…

Nelson Mandela Remains Hospitalized

Nelson Mandela Remains Hospitalized

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG) — Nelson Mandela, the 94-year-old former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader, spent a second night in the hospital on Sunday, but officials remain tight-lipped about his condition or the medical…

Nelson Mandela ‘Looked Well’ and in ‘Good Hands’: South African President Jacob Zuma

Nelson Mandela ‘Looked Well’ and in ‘Good Hands’: South African President Jacob Zuma

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — South Africans are keeping a watchful eye on Nelson Mandela after the former president and anti-apartheid leader was hospitalized this weekend.Mandela, 94, was admitted to a hospital in Pretoria on Saturday for r…

Nelson Mandela ‘Looked Well’ and in ‘Good Hands’: South African President Jacob Zuma

Nelson Mandela ‘Looked Well’ and in ‘Good Hands’: South African President Jacob Zuma

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — South Africans are keeping a watchful eye on Nelson Mandela after the former president and anti-apartheid leader was hospitalized this weekend.Mandela, 94, was admitted to a hospital in Pretoria on Saturday for r…

Nelson Mandela Visits Hospital

Nelson Mandela Visits Hospital

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in the hospital in the capital city of Pretoria.  Officials tell us he is there for a routine health check up.  They would not say how long…

Hillary Clinton Meets with Nelson Mandela During South Africa Trip

Hillary Clinton Meets with Nelson Mandela During South Africa Trip

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first order of business on her three-day visit to South Africa is a trip to Nelson Mandela’s ancestral village of Qunu for a private meeting with the ant…

A Failed Mining Deal for Nelson Mandela’s Grandson

A Failed Mining Deal for Nelson Mandela’s Grandson

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ORKNEY, South Africa) – Zondwa Mandela tried to make his mining company one of Africa’s largest competitors in the gold mining market according to The Wall Street Journal.  Currently, the 28-year-old grandson of …

Colorful Nelson Mandela Clothing Line Coming to US

Colorful Nelson Mandela Clothing Line Coming to US

WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Images(DALLAS) — South Africa’s most famous freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela, also had a reputation as a sharp dresser and soon people in the United States will be able to buy clothes inspired by him.A Dallas-based distr…

Nelson Mandela Released From Hospital

Nelson Mandela Released From Hospital

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Former South African president Nelson Mandela was released from the hospital Sunday after being admitted to receive treatment for a long-standing stomach ailment, officials said. Mandela “is sur…

Nelson Mandela Hospitalized for Abdominal Pain

Nelson Mandela Hospitalized for Abdominal Pain

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized Saturday for abdominal pains, according to a statement from current President Jacob Zuma.BBC News reports that Mandela was in stabl…

ANC Celebrates 100 Years

ANC Celebrates 100 Years

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG) — South Africa’s ruling political party, the African National Congress (ANC) celebrates its centenary on Sunday.The South African Native National Congress, which later became the ANC, was started on 8 January 1…

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