Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
WADA: Legendary Isinbayeva suits role of ambassador for clean sports in RussiaSport May 26, 19:33
Russia working on advanced air defense systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 19:17
WADA receives Russia’s new national anti-doping planSport May 26, 19:14
Moldova’s ruling pro-European coalition breaks upWorld May 26, 19:12
PRETORIA, January 4 (Itar-Tass) — South Africa's first black African president Nelson Mandela, who was discharged from hospital on the eve of the New Year, "is getting well", his elder grandson Mandla Mandela said on Thursday.
"The Mandela family thanks the people of Souh Africa and all those who were praying for his recovery during his illness," Mandla said.
Ever since Mandela's discharge from hospital, there have been no bulletins about the state of his health. The administration of President Jacob Zuma was only assuring the people that the national hero of the struggle against apartheid was recovering.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Mandela, who had been ill with tuberculosis during his 27-years-long imprisonment in apartheid times, was hospitalized on December 8 in view of a pulmonary infection backset. Later on an operation was performed on him to remove gallstones.
The former Head of State last appeared in public during the World Soccer Cup Finals held in the Republic of South Africa in 2010.