Nelson Mandela "continues to respond to treatment," the South African presidency said today in an update.
"Former President Nelson Mandela continues to respond to treatment, and is still in a critical but stable condition," the statement said.
"President Jacob Zuma visited the former President again this morning, 11 July 2013."
It's 'Day 27', and we are still watching, still waiting. Our cameras and minds are still focused on Pretoria's Heart Hospital.
Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie exclusively told ITV News he was "disappointed" with the lack of progress in tackling apartheid's wrongs.
In an exclusive interview with ITV News, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie talks of her "sadness" about the former president's health.