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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

    Extradited Briton Shrien Dewani charged in South African court with ordering wife's murder

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... would be remanded to custody at the nearby Valkenberg mental institution. He said only "yes" when asked by the judge if he could hear what was being said. "The state and defence ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Bogus signer at Mandela memorial was with group that 'necklaced' pair

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... said. But Thamsanqa Jantjie never went to trial for the 2003 killings, referred to as "necklacings", when other suspects did in 2006 because authorities determined he was not mentally ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela ‘steadily improving’ on 95th birthday

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 03:13pm by 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 that he was close to death ... 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 contribution to reconciliation. Mandela, also ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Man found guilty in S Africa honeymoon slaying

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 08:51pm by Associated Press in Cape Town

    ... a brain tumour, has suffered seizures and black outs and has troubles remembering things, his lawyer has said. His poor health has slowed his trial and he appeared skinnier than he had at previous ... was later arrested. In March, a UK High Court ruled that it would be “unjust and oppressive” to extradite Dewani to South Africa, as his mental condition had worsened since his arrest there. ...

  9. 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' ...

  10. 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 ...




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