Tag: Nelson Mandela Birthday

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Happy Birthday ‘Madiba’…Mandela ‘steadily improving’ on 95th birthday

Lebani Sirinje, a Zimbabwean artist paints a portrait of former South African President Nelson Mandela, outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa. Many South African artists and graphic designers are celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday who remains hospitalized as hit condition improves Thursday July 18, 2013.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday on Thursday, a milestone capped by news that the former president’s health was improving after fears that he was close to death during ongoing hospital treatment.