Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 94

The Guardian Express has reported that Nelson Mandela has passed away. Read on…

Nelson Mandela Dead at 94

A reliable source has revealed that Nelson Mandela’s life support machine was shut down and he has died in the hospital aged 94. According to the source, the iconic Mandela died last night while he was still in the hospital for the recurring lung infection that left him in critical condition for several days.

Rumors have flooded the newspapers and the internet with several sources reporting his death days earlier in a cruel attempt to fool the public and to upset the many people who have respect for this great humanitarian. The loss of the great man will be felt across the world.

Earlier today one of our writers, Laura Oneale, wrote an article questioning whether or not Nelson Mandela was still alive. He had been in the hospital 19 days for a recurring lung infection. As speculation surrounding his health continued to grow with many asking whether he was still alive or if, in fact, he had died. Until recently authorities would only confirm that he was on a life support system and remained in a critical condition.

Authorities have confirmed that Nelson Mandela has been taken off his life support machine, adding fuel to the speculation that he had died. Because of this, the rumor has been spreading that Nelson Mandela died last night and that the government and his family have “kept a lid” on the news because of American President Obama’s upcoming trip to South Africa. Obviously, the president’s visit will be overshadowed by the announcement of the Nobel Prize winning Mandela.

The Nobel Prize winning humanitarian Nelson Mandela had his life support shut down after he died last night aged 94 at the end of a long battle with illness that ended with his hospitalization and finally his death. While his health problems started in 2011, it was the summer of this year when his condition worsened.

In February 2011, he was briefly hospitalized with a respiratory infection, attracting international attention. He was then re-hospitalized for a lung infection and gallstone removal in December 2012. After his successful medical procedure in March 2013 did not prevent his lung infection from recurring he was briefly hospitalized in Pretoria.

On June 8, 2013, his lung infection worsened and he was re-hospitalized in Pretoria in a serious condition. After four days, it was reported that he had stabilized and that he remained in a “serious, but stable condition”.

While on his way to the hospital, the ambulance carrying Mandela broke down and was stranded on the roadside for 40 minutes. The South African government was criticized for the incident when it confirmed the report weeks later. President Jacob Zuma protested: “There were seven doctors in the convoy who were in full control of the situation throughout the period. He had expert medical care.”

On June 22, 2013 CBS News reported that Mandela had not opened his eyes in days and that he was unresponsive. The family began discussing just how much medical intervention should be given.

On June 23, 2013 President Jacob Zuma issued a statement saying that Mandela’s condition had become “critical.” Zuma, who was accompanied by the Deputy President of the ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, met with Mandela’s wife Graca Machel at the hospital in Pretoria and discussed his condition.

On June 25, 2013, Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba visited Mandela at the hospital and prayed with Graca Machel Mandela “at this hard time of watching and waiting.”

On June 26, 2013, Nelson Mandela was taken off life support after his condition deteriorated further. Sources have said that the 94 year-old Mandela died last night after his life support was shut down.

The Las Vegas Guardian Express writer Laura Oneale also wrote that in Qunu, the home town of Nelson Mandela, his family got together with the elders to discuss specific events surrounding the well-being of Mandela. It has been confirmed that they were talking about highly sensitive issues.

The grandson of Nelson Mandela angrily left the meeting over a disagreement of where the former president was to be buried. Mandela’s daughter, who was seen wearing a red blanket, and other family members were at the gravesite. It has been reported that the “red blanket” is part of a tribal ceremony of the Xhosa. According to Xhosa custom the blanket is used when a family member has died.

Later in the same day, gravediggers arrived at the Mandela burial site.

Sources have confirmed that Nelson Mandela died last night after his life support was shut down and the respected iconic humanitarian has died age 94. Details of the funeral arrangements will be released when they become available.

20 Responses to Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 94

  1. mbali says:

    Ohhhmy God rest in peace Madiba, we have learnt much from u lala ngoqolo.

  2. Nkanyezi says:

    I dnt ds site anymore, u publish wrong infor coz Mandela z still alive

  3. Mercy Henry-New york says:

    The World loves Nelson Mandela. Whatever happens or has happened “We will always love You” We wish him all the best and we will fondly remember him. Long live Nelson Mandela. No words can express our love and gratitude. God gave Nelson Mandela to “we” the people and he will gladly take him away when the time is ripe. No matter what ,we will always love and cherish Nelson Mandela.

  4. Loves Nelson Mandela? Does no one remember the horrors committed by the ANC while fighting for their “freedom?” The women gang-raped, bayoneted, and burned on a pile of tires? The men butchered? The homes burned? The Black women who were horribly disfigured because they refused to become prostitutes for the ANC? Gratitude? For what? Under White rule, there was schooling, health care, guaranteed jobs. Literally cradle to grave care. Now, the schools don’t work, the government is corrupt, a woman is raped every 60 seconds, violence is endemic, unemployment is high. Health care is almost nonexistent. This is better?
    Apartheid was wrong. No argument. But what South Africa has now is hardly what any sane person would or could wish for. Mandela has never expressed sorrow for the innocent lives lost in the struggle. there is nothing commendable here. He suffered for what he believed. But what about the innocent victims of that belief? Who expresses sorrow for them?

  5. oh oh ooooo a lengend has past,if not rumour, may his soul rest in peace, Nelson Mandela an hero has gone, God bless Africa, God bless South Africa and God bless Nigerian

  6. Letswele John says:

    B*tch is wat u telling us, how come Mandela dies wtiout I knwing?

  7. JillinoisRN says:

    Being taken off of life support (ventilator) doesn’t automatically = death. Some people do breathe on their own. Others don’t. At his age, and with lung issues, I’d expect him to succumb fairly quickly- but he’s been a strong man. He may be lingering- or he may be gone. I guess we’ll never really know the whole story…and since I’m not a direct family member, I don’t feel like I’m entitled to any information. I wish them all well, and that there is no suffering.

  8. Nelson Mandela is an Icon and an Icon never dies because his legacies will remain in the memories of the present and future generations.

  9. Shinghi says:

    He has not died

  10. martha cain says:

    God will take nelson mandella home in His own good time. goodness and sage wisdom of the great ghandi are needed by his people and the world.God bless and keep him in His love and grace.

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  12. Andile nick says:

    Tell us the truth,we don’t know whats right or wrong,is Mandela dead or alive?

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  14. Nthabiseng says:

    I dnt believe this stories

  15. Blood Prince says:

    tjo haikhona. just when I thought i’ve heard, read nor seen it all. you guys are killing Mandela now? la makatsa tjo. any way we shall wait and see.(amazed)

  16. ricardo says:

    hasukka ayiko lonto u tata nelson mandela akabhubhsnga i hate this site shame bcz of they publish a infor abwt madiba ukuba he was dead we should hve knwn that from the begining so stop wat u doing guys pleas is this

  17. ricardo says:

    ingaba yindlela enimbonga ngayo umadiba

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