Former US president and family friend of Mandela, Bill Clinton, sends a special message ahead of his birthday on the 18th of July. In a video message, Clinton was joined by the Dalai Lama, Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu and businessman Richard Branson in hailing the global icon for his lifelong dedication to others.
Madiba has now been in hospital for a month – receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection. There’s been no new update on his health – last week the presidency released a statement saying Madiba’s condition remains critical but stable.

Tuesday 9 July 2013 11:01