World Celebrates Madiba’s 95th Birthday

visit geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>The good news that will surely excite the world comes at a time when millions across the globe are celebrating Madiba’s 95approved geneva; line-height: 115%;”>th Birthday.

“President Jacob Zuma wishes the founding father of the nation and first President of a united democratic South Africa, Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela a happy 95th birthday,” the South African Presidency said in a statement on Thursday morning.

On behalf of government and all the people of South Africa, we wish Madiba a joyous 95th birthday. We are proud to call this international icon our own as South Africans and wish him good health,” said Zuma.

“We thank all our people for supporting Madiba throughout the hospitalisation with undying love and compassion. We also thank all for responding to the call to give Madiba the biggest birthday celebration ever this year.”

Madiba has for the last six months been in and out of hospital over a recurrent lung infection.

Millions today morning took to social platforms Facebook and Twitter to wish Madiba a quick recovery and send their ‘happy birthday’ messages to the ailing anti-apartheid icon.


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