Nelson Mandela spent a first night back home after being discharged from hospital Sunday, but the South African government said the anti-apartheid hero remains critically ill and under intensive care.
An ambulance carrying former South African president Nelson Mandela arrives at his house in Johannesburg on September 1, 2013. Mandela has been discharged from hospital where he has been treated since June 8 for a a recurring respiratory illness, the presidency said.
The former president had been in a Pretoria hospital for almost three months, spending his 95th birthday there as he received intensive treatment for a respiratory illness.
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