Former President Mwai Recuperating At Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa
Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

Former President Mwai Kibaki was on Sunday admitted to the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after he was taken ill on Saturday.

Sunninghill is a specialist heart hospital and on Monday doctors were said to have stabilized Mr Kibaki and were carrying out tests to establish how to treat him.
Mr Kibaki is in Aloe Ward on the hospital’s second floor. Kenyan security personnel have been deployed at the hospital and Kenyan embassy vehicles could be seen at the parking. The hospital would not comment on the retired President’s health.

The retired President, 84, was rushed to KarenHospital where he was treated overnight and flown to South Africa by an Amref Flying Doctors air ambulance on Sunday, accompanied by his personal physician, Dr Dan Gikonyo.

Netcare Sunninghill Hospital is described as a top cardiology hospital in Johannesburg and boasts of the best medical teams and care for its high-end patients, according to its website.

“Cardiology has become synonymous with the name Netcare Sunninghill Hospital,” the website says.

“The high technology and expertise of our cardiologists ensures that our cardiac patients receive world-class treatment,” it adds.

The former President was flown to Johannesburg, South Africa through the Wilson Airport in the company of his doctor.

At the time of his transfer to the airport in a guarded Amref ambulance, Mr Kibaki is said to have been in a stable condition, compared to how he checked in the previous night