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Nelson Mandela Critical Condition

Mandela Is 'Very Much Alive'

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 09.08.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Three silver-haired men sat together and recalled a court case 50 years ago that rocketed their friend and fellow freedom fighter...

Mandela Remains In Hospital

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition. There was no official update Monday...

The Latest On Mandela's Health

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela has now spent a month in the hospital. South Africa's anti-apartheid hero was admitted June 8 for a recurring lun...

Court Documents Say Nelson Mandela In 'Perilous' Condition

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.02.2013 | Black Voices

Nelson Mandela is in a "perilous" condition on life support in hospital, leaked court documents showed Wednesday.The bleak assessment of the anti-apar...

Mandela Remains In Hospital, Condition Unchanged

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

PRETORIA, South Africa — The spelling and grammar need work, but the message has its own eloquence. A 10-year-old's note to Nelson Mandela, the...

A Hard Act To Follow

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 06.29.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- In November, just before Nelson Mandela's health began a long downward spiral, the leader of a project to build a children's hospital ...

Winnie Mandela Shares Update On Nelson Mandela's Health

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG, June 28 (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela is showing a "great improvement" in his health compared to a few day...

Nelson Mandela And Fidel Castro's Mutual Admiration

The Huffington Post | Hirania Luzardo | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

After being released from prison in 1990, one of the first things Nelson Mandela did was visit Cuba to express his admiration and respect for Cuban le...

Is Age Behind Nelson Mandela's Lung Infection?

| Bryan Bumgardner | Posted 06.27.2013 | Fifty

By Bryan Bumgardner (Click here for the original article) On June 8, former South African president and cultural icon Nelson Mandela, 94, was hosp...

Mandela's Condition Improved Overnight

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight and although his condition remains critical it is now stable, the South African govern...

Nelson Mandela's Tribal Leaders Told To Prepare 'For The Worst'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.26.2013 | Black Voices

As Nelson Mandela's health remained critical for the fourth consecutive day, tribal leaders reportedly were warned to prepare for his death. Accor...

South African Archbishop Prays For Mandela

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's president visited a gravely ill Nelson Mandela in the hospital on Wednesday night, and canceled a visit planned fo...

Mandela's Family Gathers In Icon's Hometown

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Members of Nelson Mandela's family and tribal elders gathered Tuesday at the former president's rural hometown in eastern South A...

Mandela Still In Critical Condition

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.24.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's president on Monday said a critically ill Nelson Mandela was "asleep" when he visited the 94-year-old at the hospi...

Nelson Mandela In Critical Condition

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.23.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- Nelson Mandela's health has deteriorated and he is now in critical condition, the South African government said Sunday. The office of...