As Health Improves, Mandela Turns 95

South Africa says former president Nelson Mandela’s health is “steadily improving” as he turns 95 years old Thursday.

President Jacob Zuma wished Mandela happy birthday in a statement, saying South Africa is proud to call the international icon its own.

Mandela’s daughter, Zindzi Mandela, confirmed Thursday that her father’s health is getting better.

“There were a couple of times where I like, was very insecure and uncertain and very afraid, you know, of …