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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to the hospital on Saturday (March 9) for a "routine test", his second period of hospital treatment in less than three months, the government said. A spokesman for President Jacob Zuma said there was "no need for panic" and that doctors were treating Mandela for a pre-existing condition consistent with his age. It did not reveal any more details about the condition of the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader, other than to say he was in a hospital in the capital, Pretoria. The tone of the government's announcement was in keeping with previous announcements about Mandela's health. People on the streets of Johannesburg wished Mandela a speedy recovery. "Get well Tata [Nelson Mandela]. The nation needs you, you cannot leave us now," said Vusi Mbogane. "I really do hope the best and I hope that he will recover from this as he has recovered of everything he's d

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