Mandela still in 'serious but stable' condition

By REUTERS
June 11, 2013 15:31

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader remains in a "serious but stable" condition after being admitted to hospital four days ago with a lung infection, the government said on Tuesday.

A statement said President Jacob Zuma had been briefed by doctors about Mandela's condition and was satisfied that they were "doing their best to make Madiba better". In South Africa, Mandela is commonly referred to by his clan name, Madiba.


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