South Africa
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 file photo former president Nelson Mandela, left, and his ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, right, during the unveiling of a statue of Mandela at the Drakenstein Prison near Franschhoek, South Africa.

    Nelson Mandela's former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, was quoted as saying he remains "quite ill" and is unable to speak.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 18, 2013, 8:16 AM EST
  • Street-traders sell pictures of Nelson Mandela that alternate images depending on the angle they are viewed at, in front of the wall of get-well messages and flowers left outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa Thursday, July 11, 2013. Nelson Mandela is responding to treatment and the 94-year-old's condition remains critical but stable after more than a month in the hospital, South Africa's president said Wednesday.

    The government said he is in critical but stable condition, and responding to treatment. Legal filings by Mandela's family have said he is on life support.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 11, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT