Nelson Mandela: South African president's legacy

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_AFR130629aa001.jpegJOHANNESBURG - South Africans reacted with concern Sunday when they learned that Nelson Mandela's condition had worsened to critical, and while some said they hope the former president and national hero recovers, they also said they are tired of the circus surrounding his illness.

"He's old, he's lived a great life, they should just let him go," said Ronelle Du Toit, 27, branch administrator at a property company in Johannesburg. "Stop anticipating and asking for prayers to keep him alive. He's 94 – how many people live to 94?"

Read more at USA Today

You are here: Home Newsroom Sub-Saharan Africa Nelson Mandela: South African president's legacy