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
Mandela doctors "satisfied" with recovery: South Africa
Posted : Monday, 10 December 2012 08:56AM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela is continuing to recover from a lung infection that has put the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader in hospital for the last five days, the government said on Wednesday.
"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," President Jacob Zuma's office said a statement.
(Reporting by Ed Cropley; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)
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