Sunday, November 17, 2013

Mandela unable to speak, remains ill: former wife

Hindustan Times: "Anti-apartheid icon NelsonMandela remains "quite ill" and is using facial gestures to communicate with his family and doctors, the former South African President's ex-wife has said. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela said the 95-year-old leader was, however, not on life support but he was no longer talking "because of all the tubes that are in his mouth to clear (fluid from) the lungs"."