Monday, September 2, 2013

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

Nelson Mandela

Ambulance Carrying Nelson Mandela

Former South African president, Nelson Mandela 95, who was admitted in early June for a recurring lung infection, spent his first night in almost three months at his home in Johannesburg after being discharged from hospital in Pretoria on sunday.

Family members have spoken of their happiness at having Mr Mandela home again for the first time since 8 June.

However the South African government has said his condition remains critical and can sometimes be unstable.

Mr Mandela returned home by ambulance early on Sunday and would continue to receive intensive care there, a statement from the South African presidency said.

His suburban house in the suburb of Houghton has been "reconfigured" for his care.

However, the presidency said he would be readmitted to hospital should his condition warrant it.

The South African government has released few details about his condition, appealing for Mr Mandela's privacy and dignity to be respected.

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