Thursday, January 06, 2005
With the help of God: Mandela's son dies of AIDS at 54.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (al-Reuters) -- South Africa's Nelson Mandela, one of Africa's most committed campaigners in the battle against AIDS, announced that his only surviving son had succumbed to the disease Thursday.
Makgatho Mandela, 54, died in a Johannesburg clinic where he had been receiving treatment for more than a month. His wife Zondi died in 2003 from pneumonia.