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South Africa’s week of mourning for ‘outstanding son’ Mandela

By Julian Borger, David Smith, and Harriet Sherwood South Africa is set for a week of mourning after the death of Nelson Mandela, the most universally loved and revered leader in history, through a series of events to celebrate his … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies

Mr Mandela, 95, led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison. He had been receiving intense home-based medical care for a lung infection after three months in hospital. In a statement on South … Continue reading

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South Africa says Mandela showing ‘great resilience’, still critical

By Ed Stoddard & Pascal Fletcher Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital since early June with a lung infection, is showing “great resilience” although he remains in a critical but stable condition, the presidency said … Continue reading

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South Africa waits after Mandela’s condition worsens

By Siphiwe Sibeko South Africans prayed and waited on Thursday after another downturn in the condition of ailing anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela forced President Jacob Zuma to cancel a trip to neighboring Mozambique. Zuma had been due to attend a summit in Maputo … Continue reading

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