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.


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.