Nelson Mandela in 'good spirits'

Footage of President Zuma visiting Nelson Mandela at his home has been released. It is the first time the former president has been seen since he was discharged from hospital earlier this month.Mandela was described as being in 'good spirits'.

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Mandela pictured looking 'relaxed and well' at home

Nelson Mandela looked "relaxed and well" during a visit by President Jacob Zuma and other party leaders, South Africa's SABC TV reported.

The station, which will broadcast footage of the visit, has posted a picture of Mandela at his Johannesburg home:

ANC: Nelson Mandela in 'good shape and spirits'

Nelson Mandela is in "good shape and good spirits", South Africa's ruling African National Congress has said, after a visit by President Jacob Zuma and other party leaders.

In the first update on his condition since he was discharged from hospital in early April, a statement said:

"After receiving a briefing from the medical team, the national officials are satisfied that President Mandela is in good health and is receiving the very best medical care".

Nelson Mandela spent more than a week in hospital being treated for pneumonia Credit: Reuters
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