First lady recovering in hospital after surgery

Johannesburg - First lady Dr Tshepo Motsepe is currently recovering in hospital after undergoing surgery, President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson confirmed on Thursday.

"We can confirm that [she] was admitted to hospital earlier this week. She had a knee operation," Khusela Diko said.

"She is recovering well and should be discharged by the weekend. We wish her a speedy recovery."

Motsepe, who is a medical doctor, is understood to be recovering in a hospital in Johannesburg.

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