Johannesburg, 27 June: Nelson Mandela’s condition has improved though he remained critical as South African President Jacob Zuma today cancelled his trip to Mozambique to see the anti-apartheid icon.
Mandela’s eldest daughter Makaziwe, however, warned that her father, who was hospitalised 20 days ago for a recurring lung ailment, was “very critical” and “anything is imminent”. As the eyes of the world remain fixed on the health condition of the 94-year-old peace hero, Mr Zuma said Mandela’s medical team told him that the former president “remains critical but is now stable”. Mr Mandela’s “condition has improved during the course of the night,” Mr Zuma said. pti