Mandela’s condition remains the same

By Drum Digital
09 July 2013

Presidency has in a statement confirmed no change in former statesman Nelson Mandela’s condition.

Former President Nelson Mandela is still in a critical but stable condition in hospital in Pretoria where he has been receiving treatment since 8 June 2013, read the statement.

President Jacob Zuma also took the time to thank the public for ongoing support and prayers for the ailing statesman.

“We thank the public for the dignified gatherings outside the hospital.

Many groupings and individuals have gathered in dignity, respecting the privacy of Madiba, other patients, their families or the hospital personnel.

The prayer services around the country are also appreciated.

We thank the international community as well for ongoing messages of support to Madiba and his family,’’ said President Zuma.

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