Kenya’s former President scheduled for surgery on Thursday

Kenya’s former President scheduled for surgery on Thursday

Kenya’s former President Mwai Kibaki is scheduled for surgery in a South African hospital on Thursday to remove a blood clot in a vein in his neck. A local newspaper reports.

According to a South African source familiar with his condition, doctors at Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg located the clot in good time while it was in a relatively safe part of his body. Kibaki was admitted to the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital on Sunday after falling ill on Saturday.