Mandela spending third day in hospital

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is spending a third day in hospital where he is being treated for a lung infection.

Today's papers in South Africa report on Mandela's condition. Credit: Reuters

The latest update from the South African presidency came yesterday in a statement which said he was in good sprits and is making steady progress.

The hospital where Mandela has been treated in the past. Credit: Reuters

The name or location of the hospital where Mandela is staying was not disclosed, but previously he was treated at Heart Medical Clinic in Pretoria.

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