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Mandela 'critical but stable'

Nelson Mandela remains in hospital in Pretoria in a critical but stable condition, President Jacob Zuma said. Doctors are working hard to keep the former president comfortable.

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Mandela's granddaughter: 'We want him to go home'

As Nelson Mandela turns 95 in a hospital in Pretoria, two of his grandchildren told ITV News they are hoping he will return home soon.

"Of course we always hope that our grandfather's going to go home," Swati Dlamini told Rohit Kachroo.

Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway agreed: "We want him to go home."

The former South African president has been critically ill in hospital since he was admitted with a lung infection in early June.

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