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Mandela's hospital ride delayed

It has been revealed that the Former South African president Nelson Mandela's overnight rush to hospital two weeks ago was delayed by around 40 minutes after his ambulance broke down on the side of the road.

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SA President: 'Let him get well. We pray for him'

President Jacob Zuma has called on the nation to pray for Nelson Mandela.

"All of us in the country should accept the fact that Madiba is now old. He is 95 years [sic] and that therefore, as he ages, his health will begin to trouble him".

"What we need to do as a country is to pray for him ... to ensure that the doctors do their work so that he can come out of hospital," he added.

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