Nelson Mandela is "much better" and responding satisfactorily to treatment after a week in hospital suffering from pneumonia, the South African presidency said Wednesday.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is pictured during a visit by former US president on July 17, 2012 at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, on the eve of his 94th birthday. Mandela is "much better" and responding "satisfactorily" to treatment after a week in hospital for pneumonia, the South African presidency said Wednesday.
The frail 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero is steadily improving and doctors are happy with his progress, President Jacob Zuma's office said in a statement.
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