Nelson Mandela – We Thank You !!!

25 years ago today, Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Verster Prison in the Western Cape and made his way to City Hall in Cape Town to deliver his iconic speech from the balcony of the building.

Today marks the 25-year anniversary of Mandela’s release from prison. He was imprisoned for 27 years.

Quote for the day :Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.

Nelson Mandela
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Doctors Are Satisfied With South African Leader’s Condition

President Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital in Pretoria on the 7th of June for tests, said the Presidency.

According to an article released in the City Press, they have not disclosed any information on what hospital for privacy reasons.

Mac Maharaj says that the doctors are satisfied with the president’s conditions after the test have been performed, ANC leadership have ordered Zuma to take a break.

 

Read More: http://thesaobserver.com/doctors-are-satisfied-with-south-african-leaders-condition/

ANC Bows Its Head In Honouring Our Mother, Stalwart And Icon

Epainette Mbeki was the mother of former president Thabo Mbeki and the wife of the late ANC and SA Communist Party stalwart Govan Mbeki. Epainette passed away at St Dominic hospital in East London after being sick for a while.

According to a statement made by Zizi Kodwa, Her passing has made South Africa Poorer given her long history of activism and her contribution in the struggle against apartheid.

Read more: http://thesaobserver.com/anc-bows-its-head-in-honouring-our-mother-stalwart-and-heroine/

 

By Lauren Leonard