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Saturday, February 25

Nelson Mandela Admitted to Hospital

     Former South African president Nelson Mandela,93, was admitted to hospital on Saturday for treatment for a "long-standing abdominal complaint".
   President Jacob Zuma wishes to advise that.."Mandela was admitted to hospital today, 25 February 2012,"  said in a statement.
    "Madiba has had a long-standing abdominal complaint and doctors feel it needs proper specialist medical attention."The Presidency is wishing him a speedy recovery."we assure him  (Mandela) of the love and good wishes of all South Africans and people throughout the world."said in the statement.
It was not known which hospital he was taken to.
Update:He is reported to be stable in hospital following his abdominal treatment.