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Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital today for "scheduled tests" for conditions that "are in line with his age".
Questions had been raised over the 94-year-old's 'weekend' treatment, however his previous two hospital admissions had also taken place on a Saturday.
Here is the latest on Mr Mandela's condition from Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital after having been treated in December last year. The 94-year-old returned to hospital for "routine tests" to manage a 'pre-existing condition'.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is back in hospital for "routine tests", the South African government has reported.
They added that Mr Mandela was admitted to hospital for a medical check up, and that there was no reason for alarm.