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Nelson Mandela released from hospital

South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, was discharged from a hospital in Pretoria on Saturday after a nine-day stay to receive treatment for pneumonia, the South African government said. Mandela, who is 94 and in frail health, has been hospitalized three times in the past four months. He will continue to receive medical care at his home in Johannesburg, the statement said. (New York Times)

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