Nightly News   |  June 28, 2013

‘Great improvement’ in Mandela’s condition

Nelson Mandela’s former wife, Winnie Mandela, said he has improved since a few days ago, and spoke to reporters about all those who are thinking about him. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> hospital. mandela remains in critical condition, but winnie mandela said there was great improvement from a few days ago, and they spoke to reporters.

>> reporter: on behalf of the family, we just want to tell you how grateful we are, and we had no idea of the love here today for us in our particular situation. and if sometimes we sound bitter, it is because we are dealing with a very difficult situation.

>> winnie mandela today, outside of nelson mandela 's home in soweto.