MANDELA IMPROVING, SAYS DAUGHTER
NELSON Mandela, who has been critically ill in hospital for just over two months, is becoming more alert and responsive by the day, according to his youngest daughter.
Tata now manages to sit up, like now he is able to sit up in a chair for a few minutes in a day,” Zindzi Mandela told the SABC on Friday.
Tata is determined not to go anywhere any time soon, I cannot stress this enough.
People must stop saying to the family: Let go, let go.’ We are just looking at this man who is saying: I’m not going anywhere,’” said Zindzi as she left the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria.
You know he just doesn’t have the strength of a man, he just has a strength that is beyond anything that can be explained,” said Zindzi.
Because even now with the challenges to his health, he somehow manages to bounce back when everyone assumes this is the end.”
Mandela (95) was admitted to the hospital on June 8 with a recurring lung infection.
His condition is still said to be critical but stable”. In an interview broadcast on Sky News on Thursday, his former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, said he was now breathing normally