South Africa’s Former President Nelson Mandela Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela, who spent 27 years as a prisoner in South Africa for opposing apartheid, then emerged to become his country’s first black president, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and an enduring symbol of integrity, principle and resilience, died Thursday at 95. The announcement was made by South African president Jacob Zuma, who said in a nationally televised address,” Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.... Read More

Former South Africa Leader Nelson Mandela Making Steady Progress

Nelson Mandela is responding well to treatment for a liver infection after being admitted into a South African hospital, a presidential spokesperson revealed Friday. Mandela is said to be making progress, but officials have still asked that he remain in the public’s prayers. The 94-year-old has been hospitalized a few times over the last six months,stemming from the liver infection. From NBC: Former South Africa leader Nelson Mandela... Read More

Nelson Mandela hospitalize but well and health

South Africa ex president, Nelson Mandela was treated for a long-standing abdominal complaint and is expected to be released from hospital by Monday, a government statement said.The anti-apartheid icon, 93, is comfortable and “fully conscious”, the statement said. His health has declined in recent years and he rarely appears in public.  Read More

“MORGAN FREEMAN WAS BORN TO PLAY THE ROLE OF NELSON MANDELA” Births of new nations and rough-and-tumble sporting events are not often linked, but “Invictus” is the surprising proof that it’s possible. Or maybe not surprising to anyone who has noted how often sports and community become like-minded partners. Based on the book, itself using the inspiring William Ernest Henley poem of the same name as its central metaphor,... Read More