The world hangs on the health of Madiba, 95 years. South African expatriates living in Mauritius pray for him. "Mandela is synonymous with peace and love. We will continue the good work he has done, "they say.
The arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled this Friday evening in South Africa, where he began a three-day visit Africa. Beyond a bilateral meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, Obama is scheduled to visit the former Robben Island.
At the bedside of Madiba, South Africa expects Barack Obama. In Senegal Thursday, the U.S. president paid tribute to the man who was like him the first black president of his country. A "hero to the world," said the head of the White House.