Winnie doing well, says ANCWL

2012-06-05 16:13

Johannesburg - ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is "doing well" and is still recovering in hospital after breaking her wrist last week, the ANC Women's League said on Tuesday.

"The... league is pleased to report that Comrade Winnie Mandela is doing well in hospital and her condition is much improved," spokesperson Troy Martens said in a statement.

"She has never stopped to take a break from the hard work she does and has done throughout her life. We hope she will be back to good health in no time at all and ready to continue with her valuable contribution to the organisation and the country as a whole."

Madikizela-Mandela was taken to hospital after breaking her wrist, her daughter Zindzi Mandela said on Saturday night.

She fell on Thursday.

The name of the hospital was not disclosed, and her daughter asked for the family's privacy to be respected.

  • Kala - 2012-06-05 16:18

    Again, who really cares?

      Grant - 2012-06-05 16:48

      Can she still kill a stompie with a broken wrist?

      ivan.frantz.3 - 2012-06-05 16:50

      Five days in Hospital, sounds like more than just a broken wrist ?

      Nico - 2012-06-05 17:39

      ... not her own hair.

      Jack - 2012-06-05 17:46

      Private no doubt...these so called "leaders" are so fake. When will the people realize that they really dont give two fly f's about them.

      jacobus.hendrikse - 2012-06-05 17:49

      Can one paint a picture of Winnie with her OWN hair?

      maseratifittipaldi - 2012-06-05 18:02

      jacobus : I think coir and nugget is kinda cute.

  • neilza - 2012-06-05 16:22

    what has winnie contributed to the country.

  • Vaaldonkie - 2012-06-05 16:29

    Isn't this the second time?

  • Mike Purchase - 2012-06-05 16:29

    It must be a sign

      Paul - 2012-06-05 16:57

      The sign is a clenched fist!!

  • Henry - 2012-06-05 16:31

    First thing the guy next too me in the lift club said when we heard this story was "Pity she didn't fall and crack her sk...

  • Vaaldonkie - 2012-06-05 16:34

    Shame, we should all club together and buy her some jewelery. From what I heard, she's a sucker for a nice necklace.

  • Jaco - 2012-06-05 16:36

    Ag siestog is dit nou nuus

  • Loo - 2012-06-05 16:42

    Dont much care about the welfare of convicted criminals

  • masiagwala.a.mukololo - 2012-06-05 16:42

    who cares.

  • Archie - 2012-06-05 16:43

    How is Stompie Sepie doing? Remember him when you dont feel well

  • keith.ngobeni - 2012-06-05 16:44

    Her daughter asked for the family's privacy to be respected so why f***Ken go to publish your family privacy on the public media if don't want to be bothered by the public.

  • georgebrightons - 2012-06-05 16:49

    Good news for all South Africans!

  • nigel.burgess.52 - 2012-06-05 16:59

    So thrilled to hear this good news.....remind me again why?

  • Eric - 2012-06-05 17:16

    They should cut her hand off and leave her with a Stompie ;}

      Stewart Croucamp - 2012-06-05 17:30

      Yes it would be a reminder to her of her deeds.

      grace.andtruth.77 - 2012-06-05 18:44

      Lol Eric... That was such a brilliant comment! Hahaha thanks for making my day :-D

  • Charnelle - 2012-06-05 17:28

    She broke her wrist, while children lose their lives. Enough said.

  • Stewart Croucamp - 2012-06-05 17:39

    If winnie dies we will probably get a public holiday. Bonus.

  • bev.armstrong.372 - 2012-06-05 17:43

    Why is she in hospital for a broken wrist?

  • jimzimbo - 2012-06-05 18:28

    Stupid black effing bitch...(she is black right??)

      Mike - 2012-06-05 18:41

      Really unnecessary comment!

  • Juan - 2012-06-05 18:46

    my condolences

  • grace.andtruth.77 - 2012-06-05 18:50

    I don't even know why this makes news??? Or is it because she can't sign any fraudulent cheques?

  • maseratifittipaldi - 2012-06-05 18:55

    ANC stalwart. Stealwart? Or maybe just wart?

  • Muffin_man_can - 2012-06-05 19:38

    Damn and l almost got happy thought we were about to get blessed with the permanent absence of this poiseness racist woman

      Charles - 2012-06-05 20:22

      Nywana ya mmawo

  • Anton - 2012-06-05 21:12

    Sy moet vrek....die skelm (I would not want to elaborate further)...

  • Anton - 2012-06-05 21:14

    I have not even read the article, but when I hear this name, I wish I was a Vudoo priest.

  • Jack - 2012-06-05 21:16

    I hope the ugly B#tch dies soon.

  • matthews.bantsijang - 2012-06-05 22:03

    Speedy recovery Mma....

  • Blip - 2012-06-05 22:56

    Surgery for a broken wrist is usually an outpatient surgical procedure and, in rare cases, requiring one day of in-patient observation before discharge. Why is Winnie -- "doing well" -- spending three days and counting in in-patient admission? Something must have gone very wrong or else she's malingering.

      Hadassah57 - 2012-06-06 07:05

      Wasting the taxpayers's hard earned money!

  • Freddy - 2012-06-06 21:45

    that sucks,dumb waste of air

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