Nelson Mandella Spends Birthday in Hospital…

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

photo_1376077093989-1-0country and his values of promoting a fair, just

and equitable world. Mandela is fighting for his

life with the help of his beloved family.

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