Nelson Mandela remains in hospital but his health is "steadily improving," the South African presidency said today.
“On behalf of government and all the people of South Africa, we wish Madiba a joyous 95th birthday," said President Zuma in a statement.
"We are proud to call this international icon our own as South Africans and wish him good health."
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Cloudier to the south with light and patchy rain at times.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was among those who paid tributes to the former Dundee East MP, saying his loss would be "keenly felt".