Donald Trump Became The President, President Barack Obama is being very supportive in the transition of Donald Trump to become president of the United States on date 20 January 2017.
The process of become president is Mr Trump will take the oath of office at around 12pm local time (5pm GMT) in front of Chief Justice John Roberts of the US Supreme Court.
South African President Jacob Zuma said “the nation has lost its greatest son”, adding: “He is now resting. He is now at peace.”
Mr Mandela, who was 95, will get a state funeral and national flags will be lowered to half-mast.
The Prime Minister made an unannounced visit to Camp Bastion in Helmand Province where he met troops on the front line, dined with them in their living quarters and took control of a bomb disposal robot.
The US President spoke by telephone to Graca Machel while she stayed at the 94-year-old’s hospital bedside.
Mr Obama also met two of the Nobel Peace laureate’s daughters and eight of his grandchildren at a private meeting, which lasted 30 minutes, at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg.
Mr Obama told reporters in Dakar, Senegal, before he departed for South Africa that he “did not need a photo op” with the anti-apartheid icon, who remains in hospital.
“I think the main message we’ll want to deliver, if not directly to him, but to his family, is simply profound gratitude for his leadership,” Mr Obama said.
He was joined by his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha.
Mr Obama said that as an African American, the trip gave him even greater motivation to stand up for human rights around the world.
The president was accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha.
Mr Obama’s trip is highly anticipated given his personal ties to the continent. His father was born in Kenya and many of his relatives still live there.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Mr Mandela in hospital this evening.
They were briefed by Mr Mandela’s medical team and told that the 94-year-old’s condition had “become critical over the past 24 hours”.
“Any event with multiple explosive devices — as this appears to be — is clearly an act of terror, and will be approached as an act of terror,” one federal official said. “However, we don’t yet know who carried out this attack, and a thorough investigation will have to determine whether it was planned and carried out by a terrorist group, foreign or domestic.”
President Obama pledged federal help for the investigation and cautioned people not to jump to conclusions. But he also struck a firm note.