SA spokesman: Nelson Mandela is still in hospital

A spokesman for the South African Presidency has said that earlier media reports that former president Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital were "incorrect".

Mac Maharaj said: "Madiba is still in hospital in Pretoria, and remains in a critical but stable condition.

"At times his condition becomes unstable, but he responds to medical interventions."

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Nelson Mandela 'still in hospital'

The South African Presidency has issued a statement stating reports Nelson Mandela has left hospital are incorrect and the former president remains in hospital in Pretoria.