Mandela's Recovery 'On Track'

The presidency has said that Nelson Mandela is doing better after being released from hospital towards the ends of last year and that his recovery is on track.


  • Nation Prays for Nelson Mandela

    Publication Date:
    23 December 2012

    As South Africans prayed for Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the Presidency said he is responding well to treatment for a recurring lung infection. Last ... see more »


  • Nelson Mandela's Health Update

    Publication Date:
    11 December 2012

    South Africa's presidency says former leader Nelson Mandela is receiving treatment for a lung infection that has reoccurred. VOA's Vincent Makori ... see more »

  • South Africa:   Doctors 'Satisfied' With Mandela's Progress

    allAfrica, 12 December 2012

    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. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Being Treated for Lung Infection

    SA Info, 12 December 2012

    Nelson Mandela is being treated for a lung infection, and is responding to the treatment, the Presidency said in an update on the former president's health on Tuesday. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Treated for Lung Infection

    Govt of SA, 11 December 2012

    The office of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has issued the following update on former President Nelson Mandela, who was flown from his rural home to No. 1 Military Hospital… Read more »

Nelson Mandela in June 2009.

  • South Africa:   Day Four for Madiba in Hospital

    SAPA, 11 December 2012

    Former president Nelson Mandela's hospital stay went into its fourth day on Tuesday, with his wife, Graca Machel, telling a broadcaster it pained her to see him lose his "sparkle". Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela in 'Good Hands,' Says Presidency

    Govt of SA, 10 December 2012

    President Nelson Mandela had a good night's rest. The doctors will still conduct further tests today. He is in good hands. Read more »

  • South Africa:   President Zuma Visits Madiba

    Govt of SA, 9 December 2012

    President Jacob Zuma has this morning, 9 December 2012, visited former President Nelson Mandela at a Pretoria hospital. Madiba was admitted yesterday for medical attention. He… Read more »

  • South Africa:   President Zuma Visits Mandela, 9 December 2012

    President Jacob Zuma has visited former President Nelson Mandela at a Pretoria hospital. Read more »


  • South Africa:   Former President Mandela in Hospital for Tests

    Govt of SA, 8 December 2012

    President Jacob Zuma wishes to advise that former President Nelson Mandela has today, 8 December 2012, been admitted in hospital in Pretoria to undergo tests. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Undergoes Hospital Tests

    SAPA, 8 December 2012

    Former president Nelson Mandela was admitted to a Pretoria hospital for medical tests on Saturday, just short of a year since his last known hospital visit. Read more »


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