South Africa former president Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition after spending 27 days in hospital battling for lung infection, the presidency said on Thursday
The update followed a visit to MEDICLINIC Heart Hospital by President Jacob Zuma to check on Madiba's health condition who is reported to be on coma
In a statement Zuma also thanked the South Africans and the international community for their continued support.
"We appreciate all the love and compassion. Madiba is receiving the best medical care from a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals who are at his bedside around the clock". He is well looked. said Zuma