AFP’s News Editor for southern Africa:
Nelson Mandela is on life support, clan elder Napilisi Mandela tells AFP, after visiting him in hospital.
“He is using machines to breathe,”clan elder Napilisi Mandela told AFP after visiting Madiba. “It is bad, but what can we do.”
CBS News also reporting Mandela has been placed on life support:
BREAKING NEWS: Fmr. South African President Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, @CBSNews confirms.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has confirmed he was canceling a trip to Mozambique for a regional submit with other African leaders:
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