• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

'Tired' president in hospital for tests

South African President Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital for tests yesterday, after previously being advised to take rest.

"Doctors are satisfied with his condition," a statement said. On Friday, it was that revealed Zuma, 72, would take a few days off after a tiring election in May.

"The president is in need of a rest following a demanding election and transition programme to the new administration," the presidency said on Friday, adding he would perform official duties from home.

Contextual targeting label: 
Health

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

238880