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Zapiro’s Cartoon Following the Twitter and Media Storm Surrounding Madiba’s Health

Nelson MandelaFollowing a twitter trend in which the tweet “RIP Nelson Mandela” went viral and the media storm that erupted around Madiba’s hospitalisation last week, Zapiro has once again managed to accurately and humorously sum up the situation in his latest cartoon.

During Mandela’s stay in the hospital, journalists were not supplied with enough information, which led to rampant speculation about the seriousness of Madiba’s condition. Mandela has since been released from hospital after his respiratory infection was treated.

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