BBC Africa is reporting that anti-Apartheid activist and former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital in South Africa with a lung infection. A presidential spokesman said he is in a “serious but stable condition.” Mr. Mandela is able to breathe on his own, which is being seen as “positive sign” for the ailing former president who is 94-years-old. The article is reporting that Mr. Mandela has been ill for some days but deteriorated overnight which is why he was transferred to a hospital in Pretoria.
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