Ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was Tuesday spending a fourth day in hospital for more tests, as his wife said his trademark "sparkle" was waning.
Image provided by the South African government shows Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel at his home in Johannesburg in 2011. "To see him aging, it's something also which pains you. . . . You understand and you know it has to happen," Graca said of her ailing husband.
Looking calm in an interview with a local television network, Graca Machel did not give details about Mandela's health status, just saying it was painful to see the nonagenarian "aging".
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