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"He is strolling, talking, breathing and giggling." 

This is the manner by which Jacob Zuma's representative Mzwanele Manyi depicted the previous president's attitude while anticipating his delivery from medical clinic. 

Zuma was conceded to a tactical clinic for clinical treatment in August, soon after he started serving his 15-month prison term at Estcourt Correctional Center for hatred of court. 

His undisclosed sickness saw him conceded clinical parole by the division of restorative administrations and he will finish the remainder of his sentence in a "arrangement of local area revisions". 

Talking on Jacaranda FM on Wednesday, Manyi said Zuma is "unwell" yet stays positive. 

He said while in emergency clinic Zuma is "acting courageously". 

"He's a decent man so when he sees individuals, he grins like a commonplace granddad that notwithstanding difficulty should in any case act courageously," said Manyi. 

"However, the man isn't 100% well and the specific nature and those things, as you most likely are aware, we can't reveal. However, he's strolling, he's talking, he's breathing, he's snickering." 

Family senior says Jacob Zuma could get back the following week 

Previous president Jacob Zuma could spend the following long end of the week in the solace of his Nkandla estate, as indicated by his sibling Joseph. 

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Zuma is relied upon to get back to his Nkandla estate in the coming days, however his establishment said his release from the medical clinic will be not be declared, refering to security reasons. 

"The establishment wishes to exhort that because of safety reasons, the release of [former] president Zuma from the emergency clinic won't be declared. At the ideal opportunity, subject to restorative administrations conditions, further declarations will be made," it said. 

Addressing TimesLIVE, Zuma's more established sibling Joseph said the previous president could be home before the long end of the week. 

"I was advised to trust that this week will pass and afterward he will be home. That is the thing that they said to me, yet we are as yet going to affirm," said Joseph. 

Last week, Manyi disclosed to TimesLIVE Zuma's delivery from jail implied he "can be with family and rest in his own bed". 

"The advancement implies that the one who has been imprisoned without preliminary and denied the option to pursue his decision is currently offered a chance to be with his family, however under conditions. 

"This is a reason to have some hope. Essentially he can be with family, rest in his own bed and wake up and see his grandkids," said Manyi.

Zuma 'walking, talking, breathing & laughing' as he prepares for hospital release (

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