Nelson Mandela is stable: Zuma

Last Updated: Fri, Apr 05, 2013 09:33 hrs

South Africa President Jacob Zuma visited former President Nelson Mandela in hospital on Thursday and received a briefing from doctors which indicate continuous improvement in his condition.

"Madiba is stable and we are thankful that he is responding well to treatment and that he is much better. We remain thankful for all the support to the family during this difficult time," said Zuma.

Zuma also met members of the family who also expressed their gratitude for the support from South Africans and people from all over the world.

The 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner was hospitalized on Mar 27 for a recurring lung infection.

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