Worth over 120 million South African Rand, Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s hero has been serving
his days in the hospital with a severe lung infection since June 8 of this year. Events around South Africa are in effect in his honor.
South African President Jacob Zuma, who visited Mr Mandela in hospital, said he was “encouraged” by his progress.
“When I visited him today… I was able to say ‘happy birthday’ and he was able to smile,” Mr Zuma said in a statement for BBC news Africa. South Africans love Mandela for his fight for freedom and justice in the
and equitable world. Mandela is fighting for his
life with the help of his beloved family.