Zuma visits Mandela 2 days in a row

2013-07-11 13:08
President Jacob Zuma leaves after visiting the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital where former President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria. (Ben Curtis, AP)

President Jacob Zuma leaves after visiting the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital where former President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria. (Ben Curtis, AP)

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Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has arrived at the Medi-Clinic Heart hospital, where former president Nelson Mandela is being treated.

Zuma's vehicle drove into the hospital's Park Street entrance shortly before midday on Thursday.

The elder statesman was spending his 34th day in hospital for treatment of a recurring lung infection.

Four police officers and a hospital security guard were manning the entrance on the busy street. All vehicles entering the facility were searched.

Several journalists were milling around near the entrance, with two cameras recording activities.

Zuma was also at the hospital on Wednesday, after which he said Mandela was responding to treatment.

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- SAPA
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