Hospitalized Nelson Mandela 'much better'
Mandela votes April 2009 in South Africa's fourth democratic election.
April 3rd, 2013
06:50 AM ET

Hospitalized Nelson Mandela 'much better'

Hospitalized former South African President Nelson Mandela is making steady improvement and "is much better" than he was when doctors admitted him for a recurring lung infection last week, the country's presidential office said Wednesday.

The 94-year-old Mandela, South Africa's first black president, received treatment for pneumonia over the weekend after being admitted to a hospital on March 27, a government spokesman has said.

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  1. bambi

    94 & going strong.a man of principals.true hero

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