Nelson Mandela Hospitalized Again, Now In Critical Condition

Nelson MandelaIn March, it was reported that the former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela was admitted to the hospital due to his recurring lung infection. The 94 year-old is now in critical condition, according to a statement from the president’s office. 

“The doctors are doing everything possible to get his condition to improve and are ensuring that Madiba (Mandela’s tribal nickname) is well-looked after and is comfortable. He is in good hands,” South African’s current President Jacob Zuma said.

Mandela was re-admitted to the hospital on June 8th. His team informed the president’s office that Mandela’s condition became critical over the past 24 hours.


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