Mandela's wife says now 'less anxious' about his health

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Graca Machel, the wife of ailing South African icon Nelson Mandela, said on Friday she is now less anxious about his condition, five weeks into his hospitalisation.

"He continues to respond positively to treatment. I would say that today I'm less anxious than I was a week ago," she told state-backed SABC television.

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