Nelson Mandela In Fight From ‘deathbed’ – Daughter

Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

South Africa’s ailing first black President Nelson Mandela is putting up a courageous fight from his “deathbed”, his daughter Makaziwe Mandela says.

She told national broadcaster SABC that the anti-apartheid icon was “still with us, strong, courageous”.

“Even for a lack of a better word… on his deathbed he is teaching us lessons – lessons in patience, in love, lessons of tolerance,” she added.

Mr Mandela, 95, is receiving home-based medical care.

He was discharged from hospital in September after being treated for nearly three months for a recurring lung infection.


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