Mandela spends first day home

Nelson Mandela is spending his first day at home after being released from hospital following his lengthy treatment for pneumonia.

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Nelson Mandela 'enjoyed a full breakfast this morning'

A statement on the website of the South African Presidency gives the following update on Nelson Mandela's recovery:

The Presidency wishes to advise that former President Nelson Mandela is in good spirits and enjoyed a full breakfast this morning, 29 March 2013.

The doctors report that he is making steady progress. He remains under treatment and observation in hospital.

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