– Statement from South African Presidency
Former President Nelson Mandela has this afternoon, 10 March 2013, returned to his Johannesburg home following a successful medical examination at a Pretoria hospital. He was admitted yesterday for a scheduled medical check-up.
The doctors have completed the tests. He is well and as before, his health remains under the management of the medical team.
We continue to appeal for privacy for Madiba and his family.
Nelson Mandela has been released from hospital.
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'.
– Statement on behalf of South African President Jacob Zuma
Former President Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital in Pretoria this afternoon, 9 March 2013, for a scheduled medical check-up to manage existing conditions in line with his age.
Doctors are conducting tests and have thus far indicated that there is no reason for any alarm.
We appeal for privacy for Madiba and his family.
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.