Nelson Mandela hospitalizedMarch 28, 2013
Mandela hospitalized due to lung infection
Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital with a lung infection.
This is the fourth time that Mandela has been in hospital for treatment in just over two years. He developed a history of lung problems after having suffered from tuberculosis towards the end of the 27 years he spent in prison.
Mandela served as South Africa’s first black president and he is known for leading the struggle against apartheid.
A presidential spokesman says that Mandela was conscious and was receiving the best possible medical treatment.Back to the Africa