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Mandela still in hospital in critical condition


Ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is still in hospital in a critical but stable condition, the South African Presidency said Saturday, denying media reports that the former President had been discharged.

Mandela 'getting stronger and stronger'


Johennesburg: South African peace icon Nelson Mandela is "steadily improving" six weeks after he was admitted to hospital with a recurring lung infection, his grandson said on Monday.
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Mandela still ‘critical but stable’


The South African government said today that ailing icon Nelson Mandela remains in a “critical but stable” condition after more than one month of intensive hospital treatment.

Nelson Mandela on life support, faces 'impending death'


Johannesburg: Nelson Mandela is being kept alive by a breathing machine and faces "impending death," court documents show.
The former president's health is "perilous," according to documents filed in

Doctors advised unplugging 'vegetative' Nelson Mandela's life support

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Johannesburg: Doctors treating Nelson Mandela said he was in a 'permanent vegetative state' and advised his family to turn off his life support machine a week ago, according to court documents obta

Brazil, Spain in shirts gift to Mandela


Rio De Janeiro: Confederations Cup finalists Brazil and Spain are gifting autographed commemorative shirts to ailing South African former president Nelson Mandela, FIFA president Sepp Blatter reveale

Mandela’ health is in God’ hands now, says ex-wife Winnie

As the world prayed for the speedy recovery of ailing peace icon Nelson Mandela, his former wife said that it was extremely painful to see the anti-apartheid leader’ present state of health but it was “God’s wish”.

Mandela battles for life as well-wishers pray for recovery


Pretoria: Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela's condition remains "critical but stable" on the 23rd day of his hospitalisation for a recurring lung ailment, even as a stream of people continued to flo

Nelson Mandela showing 'great improvement': Former wife Winnie

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Soweto, South Africa: The ex-wife of ailing Nelson Mandela on Friday said that the anti-apartheid icon's condition had improved in recent days, but he was still "unwell." "From what he was a few days

Barack Obama's 'hero' Mandela hangs on

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Pretoria: US President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Friday to pay homage to his hero Nelson Mandela, who is fighting for his life in hospital. Mandela's ill health means the two men, who s

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