Ambulance at Mandela's home
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Nelson Mandela discharged from South Africa hospital

Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital after treatment for pneumonia, South Africa's government has said.

In a statement it said there had been "a sustained and gradual improvement in his general condition".

The 94-year-old was admitted on 27 March for a recurring infection of the lungs and had fluid drained from them.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 06 Apr 2013
Go to next video: Joy in SA as Mandela discharged