Nelson Mandela 'Making Steady Progress'

Doctors say that former president Nelson Mandela is continuing to make make a steady improvement in hospital where he is being treated after contracting pneumonia. This is Mandela's seventh day in hospital.

  • South Africa:  Mandela Making 'Steady Improvement'

    South African Press Association, 3 April 2013

    Former president Nelson Mandela continues to make steady improvement in hospital where he is being treated after contracting pneumonia, the presidency said on Wednesday. read more »

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  • South Africa:  Stones of Support for Madiba

    South African Press Association, 1 April 2013

    As former president Nelson Mandela moves into his fifth day in hospital on Monday, South Africans have left messages of support on stones surrounding plants outside Mandela's ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Mandela 'Restful', Continues Treatment

    South African Government, 1 April 2013

    The Presidency has been advised by the doctors that former President Nelson Mandela had a restful day and continues to receive treatment. read more »

  • South Africa:  Prayers for Ailing Mandela, As Chopper Crash Kills Five

    This Day, 31 March 2013

    Churches across South Africa are to hold prayers for Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital for four days being treated for pneumonia. read more »

  • South Africa:  Mandela 'Responding Positively' to Treatment

    Deutsche Welle, 28 March 2013

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela is "responding positively" to treatment after being admitted to a hospital with a recurrence of a lung infection. He spent nearly ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Nelson Mandela Back in Hospital

    South African Press Association, 28 March 2013

    Former president Nelson Mandela has been re-admitted to an undisclosed hospital, the presidency said on Thursday morning. read more »

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  • South Africa:  Former President Mandela Hospitalised (press release)

    South African Government, 28 March 2013

    Former President Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital just before midnight, 27 March, due to the recurrence of his lung infection. read more »

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