Samoa's opposition leader in hospital

Newsline Samoa reports Tuilaepa was admitted for general observation and rest on Thursday night.

Supporters said the 76-year-old veteran politician has not slowed down since losing the 2021 General Elections and was even working throughout the holiday season.


Photo file  Caption: Samoa's opposition leader, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi


Rap legend Dr Dre in hospital after brain aneurysm

The 55-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday, TMZ reported.

In a post on Instagram, he said: "I'm doing great and getting excellent care from my medical team."

He is "resting comfortably" after the aneurysm, his lawyer told Billboard.

In his post, Dr Dre also wrote: "I will be out of the hospital and back home soon. Shout out to all the great medical professionals at Cedars. One Love!!"

Friends and fellow stars have sent their well wishes after the reports of his ill health emerged.

Veteran US broadcaster Larry King 'hospitalised with Covid'

Sources close to his family told ABC News and his former employer CNN that he has been at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre for over a week.

In a career spanning over 60 years, King has multiple accolades, including two Peabody Awards and an Emmy.

He has faced several health problems in recent years, including heart attacks.

Representatives for King, 87, have not publicly commented on his hospitalisation, and details of his current condition are unclear.

Hospitalised Lara 'fine'

West Indies had confirmed Lara, who is working in India as a television pundit for the Cricket World Cup, was taken to a hospital on Tuesday.

The Windies then tweeted an audio message from Lara in which he explained doctors had been encouraged by the results on some of the tests they had done, with the 50-year-old hoping to be allowed to leave soon. 

"I know everyone is very concerned about what's happening," Lara said in the audio message.

"I think I just maybe extended myself a bit too much in the gym this morning.

Springbok legend admitted to hospital

Van der Westhuizen was admitted to hospital yesterday in a critical but stable condition.

The 45-year-old, who was part of the 1995 Springbok team that beat the All Blacks 15-12 in the world cup final, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2011.

A post on his foundation's Facebook page said van der Westhuizen is recovering well after being placed in the intensive care unit.

van der Westhuizen played 89 times for South Africa from 1993-2003.


Ali in hospital

Bob Gunnell said in a statement that Ali's condition was fair, a brief hospital stay was expected.

RNZI reports former heavyweight world champion Ali, 74, has been suffering from Parkinson's disease for more than three decades.

Ali, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona, has suffered some health problems in recent years.

He was admitted to hospital in December 2014 with what was believed to be a mild case of pneumonia.