Nelson Mandela makes 'slow but steady improvement'

Nelson Mandela pictured in 2004.
Nelson Mandela pictured in 2004. Credit: PA

Nelson Mandela continues to receive treatment and is making a "slow but steady improvement" but remains critically ill, South African President Jacob Zuma's office has said.

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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.