Zuma visits 'healthy' Nelson Mandela

2012-07-11 21:45
President Zuma visited Nelson Mandela at his home in Qunu. (Photo supplied)

President Zuma visited Nelson Mandela at his home in Qunu. (Photo supplied)

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Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma visited former president Nelson Mandela at his home in Qunu, in the Eastern Cape, on Wednesday ahead of his 94th birthday.

"It was a delight to see him as always. I was particularly happy that I had an opportunity to give him good wishes for his upcoming birthday," Zuma said in a statement, which was issued by the presidency.

"I also informed him that, as usual, all South Africans are waiting for the 18th [of July], preparing to wish him a happy birthday in every possible way."

Zuma had lunch with Mandela and found him to be in good health, the presidency said.

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