Mandela Continues to Improve

The health of former South African President Nelson Mandela continues to improve.

Mr. Mandela, hospitalized since Wednesday, is being treated for pneumonia.

The office of President Jacob Zuma said late Sunday the government has been advised Mandela had a “restful day” and continues to make “further progress” in his recuperation.

Churches across South Africa held Easter Sunday prayers for the former president’s recovery from his third hospitalization in four …