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Nelson Mandela responds to treatment; suffers from lung infection

After having spent 4days in a Pretoria hospital, 94 year old Nelson Mandela is gradually recovering and responding to treatment! (Yayy, we still need you Mandiba)
His current
hospitalization is due to a lung infection, authorities said Tuesday.

A statement from the President Jacob Zuma’s
office said that tests revealed “a recurrence of a previous lung

After spending 27 years in prison for fighting against
white minority rule, Mandela helped negotiate a peaceful end to
apartheid, taking office after the first all-race elections in
1994. He stepped down as president voluntarily in 1999.
Machel (his wife) said in an interview with Johannesburg-based eNews
Channel Africa that Mandela’s aging is painful to witness.
“The spirit and the sparkle, you see that somehow it’s
fading,” she told the broadcaster.
Mandela underwent exploratory surgery for an abdominal
complaint in February and was hospitalized a year before that
for an acute respiratory infection.
God heal Mandela!

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email:

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