Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital

By Indo Asian News Service | Saturday, December 08, 2012 | 9:36:04 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Johannesburg, Dec 8 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital in Pretoria "to undergo tests".

Johannesburg, Dec 8 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital in Pretoria "to undergo tests".

Mandela will undergo routine medical check as he has always done so in the past, presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement.

Mandela turned 94 on July 18, Xinhua reported.

Mandela, who was imprisoned for 27 years during the apartheid, was elected the country's first black president in 1994.

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