Mandela’s health improving: Ex-Wife Winnie

Former president Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela says the Mandela family is happy that the former statesman is showing some improvement in his health. 

Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela
Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela

She said this while addressing the media in Orlando, Soweto.

Madikizela-Mandela thanked the media for their presence at the briefing at a house which Madiba stayed before he was sent to prison.

On Thursday, the government said Madiba’s condition had improved but added that he was still in a critical condition.

Madiba has spent 21 days in the hospital since being admitted for what was described as a recurring lung infection.

There’s been no update yet on the government’s last statement on Madiba’s health, which said he was in a “critical but stable” condition.

On Thursday, President Jacob Zuma, Madiba’s eldest daughter Makaziwe and Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula visited the former president.

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