Tag Archives: Nelson Mandela

Madiba’s Remains Lie in Qunu

Madiba's Remains Lie in Qunu

Madiba’s Remains Lie in Qunu

Pretoria, Dec 16 – The body of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and a global icon against racism, was buried in Qunu, Eastern Cape, around 12:40, local time, on Sunday. Continue reading

Cuba Declares Official and National Mourning Due to Mandela’s Death

Cuba Declares Official and National Mourning Due to Mandela's Death

Cuba Declares Official and National Mourning Due to Mandela’s Death

Havana, Dec 6 – Cuba decreed official mourning from 6:00 am on Dec. 6 to 12:00 pm on Dec. 7 and national mourning on Dec. 8, due to the death of former President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, an official note reports today. Continue reading

Raul Castro Expresses Deepest Sorrow for Nelson Mandela’s Death

Raul Castro Expresses Deepest Sorrow for Nelson Mandela's Death

Raul Castro Expresses Deepest Sorrow for Nelson Mandela’s Death

Havana, Dec 6  –  President Raul Castro expressed here to his South African peer Jacob Zuma his deepest sorrow for the death of Nelson Mandela, to whom he described as dear comrade. Continue reading

President Raul Castro Sends Message of Condolences for Death of Nelson Mandela

President Raul Castro Sends Message of Condolences for Death of Nelson Mandela

President Raul Castro Sends Message of Condolences for Death of Nelson Mandela

Havana, December 5  –  Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of condolences to South African Head of State Jacob Zuma for the death on Thursday of Nelson Mandela. Continue reading

South Africa Has Lost its Greatest Son, President Zuma Says

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Pretoria, Dec 5 – President Jacob Zuma confirmed today the death of South Africa’s former head of state, saying, “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.” Continue reading

South Africa Vibrates with Good News about Mandela”s Health

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Pretoria, Jul 18  –  A best gift is impossible: Nelson Mandela is turning 95 today with “notable progress” in his health and a family lunch to celebrate his birthday at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in this capital. Continue reading

Mandela’s Health Condition Described as Very Serious

Mandela's Health Condition Described as Very Serious

Mandela’s Health Condition Described as Very Serious

HAVANA,  Jun 25 – The health of former South African president Nelson Mandela has deteriorated and was in a critical condition at the moment of writing this note.

The 94 year-old leader was visited on Sunday by President Jacob Zuma whom physicians informed that “his condition had become critical over the last 24 hours,” the Granma newspaper reported. Continue reading