The Grace of Graca Machel Amidst Mandela Family RowFormer 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.
Daily Maverick, 5 July 2013
That slight tremor you felt yesterday was not the grinding or snapping of tectonic plates. It was fifty million palms slapping an equal number of foreheads as Mandla Mandela… Read 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
Govt of SA, 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
SAPA, 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 »
South Africa's government has issued a statement updating the world on Nelson Mandela's health following a visit by President Jacob Zuma. The former president's condition has been ... Read more »