ANC calls for calm on Mandela

2011-01-27 06:41

The ANC called on South Africans to remain calm after former president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital in Johannesburg.

“Please, let’s not press panic buttons unnecessarily,” African National Congress spokesperson Jackson Mthembu told the eNews channel.

“If there are any developments, the Mandela Foundation and the family of Mandela will be able to tell all of us,” said Mthembu.

There was no news on his health this morning, after Nelson Mandela Foundation spokesperson Sello Hatang issued a statement yesterday around 4.15pm.

It stated: “We can confirm that Mandela is at Milpark hospital undergoing routine tests. He is in no danger and is in good spirits.”?

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