New rumours about Madiba quashed
By Khanyisa Tabata
14 September 2011
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has once again had to give the assurance that former president Nelson Mandela is alive and well, despite rumours to the contrary on social media sites.
The Foundation denied negative rumours on Twitter. Mandela had been admitted to hospital in January after suffering an acute respiratory infection.
He has since recovered and is currently spending time at his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape.