Ailing Mandela at times 'unstable', but resilient: South Africa's presidency
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Mr Nelson Mandela is "unstable" at times, but has shown "great resilience" as he remains in a critical condition in hospital, South Africa's presidency said on Saturday.
"While at times his condition becomes unstable, the doctors indicate that the former president has demonstrated great resilience and his condition tends to stabilise as a result of medical interventions," a statement said.
The ailing 95-year-old anti-apartheid icon was hospitalised on June 8 with a lung infection.
"Doctors are still working hard to effect a turnaround and a further improvement in his health and to keep the former president comfortable," President Jacob Zuma's office added.