Paying homage to Madiba By MIKA WILLIAMS - July 25, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Nurses in the rheumatology and nephrology unit handed out fruit to patients on Mandela Day. From left, are nurses Nokuthula Mona and Jacqueline Mthanti. Tygerberg Hospital staff were among the many South Africans who paid homage to the spirit of Nelson Mandela by giving 67 minutes of their time to charitable causes on what would have been his 100th birthday on Wednesday July 18. 1 of 6 Nurses in the rheumatology and nephrology unit handed out fruit to patients on Mandela Day. From left, are nurses Nokuthula Mona and Jacqueline Mthanti. Cleaner Rosetta Grobelaar handed out fruit to Anne Miles from Grabouw and Nophelo Qikwa of Kraaifontein. Staff in the internal-medicine unit gave patients tea, coffee and muffins. Orthopaedic unit staff, from left, Sister Shirley Davids, Sister Felicity Jasper, household aid Zuki Dwaba, Sister Daphne Kaboua and Sister Nasurah Harris gave soup to the patients. Orthopaedic unit manager Kalthoema Fredericks gives soup and bread to patient Tebogo Snymes. Hospital CEO Dr Dimitri Erasmus, right, with members of the facility board, handed out soup and sandwiches to the out-patient departments.