Former South African president Nelson Mandela looks on as he celebrates his birthday at his house in Qunu, Eastern Cape July 18, 2012. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
Former South African president Mandela admitted to hospital
Posted : Saturday, 08 December 2012 10:56AM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital for tests, the government said on Saturday.
It gave no details but said in a statement there was no cause for alarm about the health of the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader.
(Reporting by Ed Cropley, Editing by Mark Trevelyan)
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