The High Court in Pretoria rules that the President of Sudan Omar Al-Bashir should be arrested in South Africa and detained pending a formal request from the International Criminal Court. However, immediately after the ruling, the South African Government announces that Al-Bashir has already departed. He is wanted in connection with the war in Darfur.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela is discharged after spending nine days in hospital. [http:--www.news24.com-news24-SouthAfrica-News-Nelson-Mandela-discharged-from-hospital-20130406 (SAPA via News24)]date=April 2020
Former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, 94, in still-fragile health, is released from the hospital in Pretoria, South Africa to receive continuing at-home care. He had had his longest period of hospitalization (more than 2 weeks) there since his 1990 release from prison, as the result of a gallstone removal operation and a lung infection. [http:--news.msn.com-world-update-mandela-released-from-hospital (MSN)]date=April 2020