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Mandela readmitted to hospital in 'serious but stable' condition

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Johannesburg, South Africa: The office of South Africa's president says former leader Nelson Mandela has been taken to a hospital because of a lung infection.
A statement from President Jacob Zuma's

Bill Clinton visits Nelson Mandela's village


Former US president Bill Clinton on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Nelson Mandela at his home in picturesque south-eastern village Qunu on the eve of the anti-apartheid icon's 94th birthday.

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Nelson Mandela turns 94


South Africa's Nelson Mandela turns 94 on Wednesday, but he is unlikely to attend a host of celebrations as the frail anti-apartheid icon has increasingly vanished from the public eye.

Mandela in good health: Zuma

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday said Nelson Mandela was in good health after having lunch with the revered leader at his rural homestead in Qunu ahead of his 94th birthday next week.

Mandela daughter is new ambassador to Argentina

Argentina has handed Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, credentials as South Africa's ambassador to Buenos Aires, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

"The Argentine government

Ex-S.African leader Nelson Mandela, 93, admitted to hospital

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Former South African leader Nelson Mandela, 93, was admitted to hospital on Saturday after doctors advised specialist medical attention for a long-standing abdominal complaint.

"President Jacob Zuma

Mandela's image to appear on South African banknotes


The image of 93-year-old Nelson Mandela will appear on South Africa's new currency notes to mark the 22nd anniversary of the anti-apartheid icon's release from prison.

"On behalf of Government and th

South Africa cheers Mandela's 93rd birthday with a song

Millions of South African schoolchildren sang happy birthday to Nelson Mandela as he turned 93 Monday, while politicians and ordinary citizens did charity work to support his call to do good.

For the

In South Africa, Obama family meets Nelson Mandela

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Michelle Obama heard stories of South Africa's racist past Tuesday from Nelson Mandela, the country's first black president, who was imprisoned for 27 years in his struggle against brutal apartheid ru

Nelson Mandela joins Twitter!


You can now follow anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela — on Twitter. The 92-year-old world’s most revered statesman, who led the struggle to replace the apartheid regime of South Africa

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