Friday, 20 October 2017

Wife of late Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela undergoes knee surgery

Winnie Mandela, South African activist, wife of late Nelson Mandela and politician who has held several government post and headed the African National Congress Women's League has been admitted to the Milpark Hospital.

Mrs Mandela was reporedly admitted to hospital on Tuesday for a minor procedure on her knee and the procedure was successful according a statement released on Thursday.

According to Victor Dlamini, her spokesperson; "she will be kept at the hospital for the next two weeks to ensure that she has adequate rest and her progress can be monitored closely. I visited her at the hospital this afternoon and she was in high spirits. She said her health problems go back to her time when she was banished to Brandfort and her knee first gave her trouble. We chatted about many things and she said she was looking forward to the ANC conference in December".

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