“While at times, his condition becomes unstable, the doctors indicate that the former president has demonstrated great resilience and his condition tends to stabilize as a result of medical interventions,” the South African presidency said in its latest update.
The iconic figure fell ill after been diagnosed with lung infection. The 95-year-old former president of Africa is known for his undying work towards leading the continent out of its dark days. The anti-apartheid hero played a significant role in ending the white minority-rule racist regime. He remained imprisoned for over 27 years, but never gave up his mission.
“Doctors are still working hard to affect a turnaround and a further improvement in his health and to keep the former President comfortable,” the presidency said in a statement.