Mandela discharged from hospital

Nelson Mandela is the world's most respected statesman

Former President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital following his admission to a Pretoria hospital Saturday, a statement by President Jacob Zuma’s office has said..

“The doctors have decided to send him home as the diagnostic procedure he underwent did not indicate anything seriously wrong with him.

“President Zuma thanks the public for the good wishes and support,” the statement said.

An earlier statement had said Mr.  Mandela had a good night’s rest and was  making good progress in hospital.

“He is surrounded by his family and is relaxed and comfortable. The doctors are happy with the progress he is making. We thank all South Africans for their love and support of Madiba. We also thank all for affording Madiba and his family privacy and dignity,” said President Zuma.
 
President Mandela underwent a diagnostic procedure yesterday to determine the cause of his longstanding abdominal complaint.

“The doctors have assured us that there is nothing to worry about and that Madiba is in good health”,  the South African President  added.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: To place a text-based advert here. Call Willie - +2347088095401


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.