Mandela 'responding to treatment'
- Published: 22 Dec 2012 at 20.57
- Online news:
South African President Jacob Zuma Saturday visited Nelson Mandela in hospital and said he was responding to treatment, two weeks after being admitted for tests which revealed a recurring lung infection.
Zuma urged the nation to keep praying for the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero and revered statesman.
"We urge South Africans to continue praying for our beloved Madiba during this period. Our hearts are with the whole family and relatives,'' he said in a statement, adding that Mandela continues to respond to treatment.
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