Nelson Mandela's wife Graca Machel and grandson Mandla Mandela expressed gratitude for the overwhelming support, prayers and songs sent to the former South African president.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is seeing sustained improvement from the recurring lung infection that forced him to spend a ninth day in the hospital on Sunday, the country's president said.
As Nelson Mandela spends his sixth day in a Pretoria Hospital, South Africa President Jacob Zuma continues to address South Africans on Mandela's legacy and the importance of continuing his work.
Forty-nine years ago today, South African leader Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in prison on June 12, 1964.
On Mandela’s fifth day in the hospital, South African President Jacob Zuma said that the leader had begun responding better to treatment. "We are very happy with the progress that he is now making following a difficult last few days," Zuma told Pa...
South Africans of all ages speak out about Nelson Mandela's legacy in South Africa, how they are dealing with his hospitalization, and coming to terms with the mortality of a mighty national icon.