Sunday, 26 February 2012


 As  journalists are fighting   to see sick Nelson Madela  South Africa  president  Jacob Zuma  has called upon  the media to respect   Mandela’s privacy

The call comes after  government issued a statement  that  the 93 – year – old beloved anti-apartheid icon  has been hospitalized  with a stomach ailment.

Zuma said Mandela has had a long-standing abdominal complaint and doctors feel it needs proper specialist medical attention and his privacy need to be respected.
Nelson Mandela
Not well 

Three days ago a rumor was spread on social network “Twitter” that Mandela is dead  and government is hiding it 

Journalist from all over the world are in the county to cover the story however no one is allowed to see him

However up its not disclosed  which hospital Mandela was being treated. In 2011, he was hospitalized for a few days with an acute respiratory infection.

Mac Maharaj, Zuma's spokesman, said he could not immediately elaborate but that he would be issuing regular updates.

The South African military, which had taken charge of Mandela's health care after he was hospitalized last year, and a spokesman for Mandela's office said he would have no statement

Mandela has taken up permanent residence at his home in Qunu, in the southwestern region of South Africa where he was raised.

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