AllAfrica.com is reporting that South African president Jacob Zuma has canceled a trip to Mozambique for a Southern African Development Community Infrastructure Investment Summit scheduled for tomorrow. AllAfrica.com reports:
“South African President Jacob Zuma paid a late-night visit Wednesday to the hospital where Nelson Mandela is critically ill. Zuma’s office announced soon afterwards he was cancelling a trip to neighboring Mozambique on Thursday.
These developments follow reports earlier Wednesday – unconfirmed by Zuma’s office – that Mandela is on artificial life support.
Johannesburg’s Citizen newspaper said it has been told by five sources close to the Mandela family – including two who have visited him – that Mandela is breathing with the help of a ventilator.
Later, Agence France-Presse reported Napilisi Mandela, a family member who had visited Mandela, as saying: ‘Yes, he is using machines to breathe… It is bad, but what can we do.’
Read more at AllAfrica.com.