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Ex-president Mandela back in hospital for "routine test": government

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on Saturday for a "routine test", the government said.
/ Source: Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on Saturday for a "routine test", 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.

(Reporting by Peroshni Govender; Editing by Kevin Liffey)