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Zuma released from hospital

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CAPE TOWN/SOUTH AFRICA, 10JUN2009 -Jacob Zuma,...

CAPE TOWN/SOUTH AFRICA, 10JUN2009 -Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director, World Bank, Washington DC; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum, at the Opening Plenary on Africa and the New Global Economy at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa, June 10, 2009

South African President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital on Sunday evening after being admitted the previous day for a routine health check, the President’s office said in a statement.

“The president will continue to rest for a few days and will work mainly from homeduring the rest period,” Jeff Radebe, a minister in the president’s office, said in the statement.

Zuma’s office said his doctors had felt he needed to be hospitalized for a thorough check-up after a grueling election campaign, which saw him elected to a second term in May.

Reuters

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