Mandela's daughters says he is making remarkable progress

Nelson Mandela's daughter has said that he is making remarkable progress.

Mandela's daughters says he is making remarkable progress

Nelson Mandela's daughter has said that he is making remarkable progress.

The 94-year-old, whose birthday is tomorrow, is responding to visitors with his eyes and sometimes with his hands.

The former South African leader has been in hospital for several weeks after being admitted with a lung infection.

But, his daughter Zindzi says his energy is back:

"He continues to amaze us everyday, I saw him yesterday afternoon with my mother and he was watching TV with his little headphones and gave us a huge smile."

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