The Grace of Graca Machel Amidst Mandela Family Row

Former President Nelson Mandela's wife Graca Machel took time away from her ailing husband to thank the nation for their thoughts and prayers. Machel was displaying her love for Mandela amidts media frenzy over the graves squabble between Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela and some of his relatives, The presidency confirmed that the 94 year-old is not in a vegetative state.

  • South Africa:  Machel Thanks Nation for Prayers

    South African Press Association, 5 July 2013

    Former president Nelson Mandela's wife Graca Machel left his bedside on Thursday to thank South Africans for showing their love for the ailing statesman. read more »


  • Graca Machel Thanks The Nation

    Publication Date:
    4 July 2013

    Graca Machel was speaking at the Nelson Mandela Foundation where ministers and members of the sporting fraternity delivered a pledge and messages of ... see more »

Graca Machel, Humanitarian Campaigner and wife of Nelson Mandela.

  • South Africa:  Qunu and Nelson Mandela's Legacy

    Deutsche Welle, 4 July 2013

    The exhumed remains of three of Nelson Mandela's children have been reburied. It is the latest twist in a macabre drama which is being played out as the 94-year-old anti apartheid ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Clarification On the Health of Former President Mandela

    South African Government, 4 July 2013

    The Presidency has noted media reports about the condition of former President Nelson Mandela and would like to make a clarification. Former President Mandela has been and remains ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Madiba Not in Vegetative State - Presidency

    South African Press Association, 4 July 2013

    Doctors treating former president Nelson Mandela have denied that he is in a vegetative state, the presidency said on Thursday. read more »