Nelson Mandela too ill to see Obama– Obama hopes for his comfort


With Nelson Mandela, seriously ill in hospital, President Obama was unable to meet him and pay his respects to the man he describes as “an inspiration to the world and a personal hero”. Mandela who is 94 years old this year remains in a critical condition in hospital was praised for his moral courage by the president who encouraged other African and world leaders to follow his example, during a meeting with his family in Johannesburg yesterday. Mr Obama visited the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory which is part of the former South African president’s foundation. Mr Mandela’s recent health … Continue reading Nelson Mandela too ill to see Obama– Obama hopes for his comfort