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.
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