Nelson Mandela still in hospital but condition improving on 95th birthday

July 18, 2013 10:50

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president Nelson Mandela remains in hospital, but his condition is improving, the South African presidency said on Thursday.

"Madiba remains in hospital in Pretoria, but his doctors have confirmed that his health is steadily improving," President Jacob Zuma said in a statement using Mandela's traditional clan name.The statement came on Mandela's 95th birthday.

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