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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius to start 30-day mental evaluation, murder trial postponed

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Pretoria

    ... and will be evaluated by a panel of four mental health experts. He can leave every day at 4pm or when allowed by hospital authorities. Masipa ruled that Pistorius’ period of observation will not be more than 30 ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s Mandela unstable at times

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 08:18pm by Associated Press in Johannesburg

    ... are required because his health sometimes becomes unstable. The office of South African President Jacob Zuma said Saturday that doctors are working hard for a “turnaround” in the condition ... and anti-apartheid leader has shown resilience and that his condition has tended to stabilise after medical treatments when his health deteriorates. Zuma is urging South Africa to pray for Mandela ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela ‘steadily improving’ on 95th birthday

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 03:13pm by Associated Press in Johannesburg

    ... Associated Press in Johannesburg South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday on Thursday, a milestone capped by news that the former president’s health was improving after fears ... by news that the former president’s health was improving. The United Nations has declared the day Nelson Mandela International Day as a way of recognising the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and is at times unstable". He was taken to his suburban Johannesburg home in an ambulance escorted by police. Officials said he will receive the same intensive care at home. "If there are health ... from the military, academia, private sector and other public health spheres". There has been an outpouring of concern in South Africa and around the world for the transformative figure who ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Scramble for control of Nelson Mandela's financial and moral legacy

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 06:05am by Reuters

    ... of Memory, which is the main research and archive centre for Mandela, and which often spoke on his behalf as his health faded. Separately, the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund has rights to use ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    30 die, 300 in hospital after traditional circumcision in S African province

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... traditional initiation rites in a South African province, the health department said. The 30 deaths in rural Eastern Cape province occurred during the season when young males undergo a rite of passage into manhood. Ten other youths were admitted to hospital after being rescued from a forest on Sunday, a spokesman for the provincial health department, Sizwe Kupelo, said. "The 10 initiates' ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Ailing Mandela casts shadow over visit to Africa by Obama

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Obama landed in Senegal to begin his first major tour of Africa as concern grew over the health of Nelson Mandela. The possibility that critically ill Mandela could fade away within days has ... a sterling job. We must pray for Tata's (father's) health and wish him well." The US president's plans to visit Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania over the next week could ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    'Unethical' media criticised for Mandela coverage

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the task is as fraught as ever. At a press briefing on Monday, Maharaj upbraided journalists for their coverage of Mandela's health. Unethical reporters were contacting doctors, violating ... considerations, about discussing the possibility of death. The other is an avid thirst for information." Mandela's declining health has attracted a huge international media contingent to South ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Obama’s ‘hero’ Mandela hanging on

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 09:20am by Agence France-Presse in Pretoria

    ... stable”. “He is much better today,” Zuma said in a statement without giving more details. “The medical team continues to do a sterling job. We must pray for Tata’s [father’s] health and wish him well.” Grandson Mandla Mandela said the Nobel Peace laureate’s fate “lies with God and our ancestors”. “Every improvement in my grandfather’s health is cause for celebration.” “He is a personal ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Double celebration for ailing Mandela

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... improvement in Mandela's health in an interview on British television, Zindzi Mandela said: "I should think he will be going home anytime soon. "He gave us a huge smile and raised his ... about her husband's health. The two met in the early 1990s and fast became friends. Eventually, after being spotted at several events holding hands and even stealing a kiss at Zimbabwean ...




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