12 December 2012

South Africa: Update on Former President Mandela

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As South Africans prayed for Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the Presidency said he is responding well to treatment for a recurring lung infection. Last ... ( Resource: Nation Prays for Nelson Mandela

Pretoria — Doctors attending to former President Mandela have reported that he has made progress during the past 24 hours and they are satisfied with the way he is responding to treatment.

Madiba is being treated for a lung infection at a Pretoria hospital.

We continue to request that Madiba and his family be accorded the necessary space and privacy and thank the media and the public for cooperation.

Issued by: The Presidency
Pretoria

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