Jul 30th, 2013
The 95-year-old anti-apartheid hero has spent nearly eight weeks in the hospital for treatment for a recurring lung infection. Nelson Mandela – Reuters Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in a critical condition at a Pretoria hospital but “continues to show improvement,&...
Jun 24th, 2013
JOHANNESBURG -The Presidential Office of South African President Jacob Zuma confirmed today that former president Nelson Mandela’s health condition has worsened in the past 24 hours. Mandela’s health has strongly been deteriorating in recent weeks, leading up to his sudden hospitalization....
In South Africa
Jan 31st, 2013
Two passenger trains packed with school kids and rush-hour commuters collided near the South Africa capital Pretoria on Thursday, injuring up to 300 people, medics said. The accident took place before 8am when a commuter train heading from the suburbs to the capital ploughed into a stationary train o...
Jun 15th, 2012
EDMONTON – Three employees of an armoured vehicle company were shot and killed at the University of Alberta early Friday morning, Edmonton police confirm. A fourth victim is in hospital with critical injuries, said Staff Sgt. Erik Johnson with Edmonton police southwest division. Police were cal...
Apr 14th, 2012
Tripoli – Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie plane bombing, has been hospitalised in Tripoli in critical condition, a source close to his family said on Saturday. “Abdelbaset has been in hospital since yesterday and his condition is critical,” th...
Nov 1st, 2010
Elyse Franckom was attacked by a shark as she led a swim with dolphins A swimmer saved a young woman who was attacked by a shark, off the coast of western Australia, by grabbing it by the tail, rescuers have said. The shark, which had bitten 19-year-old Elyse Frankcom, let go of her, they added. [&he...