Nelson Mandela out of hospital - reports

2013-08-31 08:18

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Cape Town - Former president Nelson Mandela has returned to his Houghton home after a long stay in hospital, according to a BBC report.

The 95-year-old had been admitted to a Pretoria hospital with a recurring lung infection on 8 June.

Sky News also reported his daughter as saying that he was back home.

According to Sky correspondent Emma Hurd, Mandela "effectively has a hospital ward" in his house so his team of doctors will be able to monitor him around the clock.

There has been no official word from the presidency as yet.

In the last update on 27 August, President Jacob Zuma said that Mandela remained in a critical but stable condition.

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