Nelson Mandela is 'fully recovered'

The former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela has made a full recovery from a lung infection which saw him hospitalised for three weeks, the South African government said.

The 94-year old had been receiving further treatment at home after becoming unwell in December 2012.

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Mandela 'making steady progress'

Nelson Mandela is "making steady progress," after treatment for gallstones and a lung infection, a South African government spokesman has confirmed. The 94-year-old was hospitalised for three weeks in December 2012.