The Straits Times
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Published on Dec 29, 2012
 

Mandela 'doing great' says daughter

 
 

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Nelson Mandela is "doing great" and is enjoying time at home with his family after being discharged from hospital, his daughter Zenani Mandela-Dlamini told AFP on Friday.

Mandela left hospital on Wednesday, after nearly three weeks of in-patient treatment for a recurrent lung infection and surgery to have gallstones removed.

The 94-year-old is now convalescing at his Johannesburg home, where he received visits from friends, family and a handful of well-wishers delivering flowers and other gifts.

"Madiba is doing great and he is enjoying his family," Mandela-Dlamini told AFP via text message.