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Mandela recovering at home after hospital stay

Nelson Mandela was recovering at home in Johannesburg on Monday after being released from hospital with a clean bill of health, easing fears over the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle. The 93-year-old former president was released Sunday after spending the night in hospital for a minor exploratory procedure to investigate…

South Africa’s Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital

Nelson Mandela underwent hospital tests Saturday but officials and a grand-daughter reassured an anxious public that the 93-year-old anti-apartheid icon was not in danger and could leave within two days. The hospital stay was for a planned “diagnostic procedure” to investigate an abdominal complaint, President Jacob Zuma said, without specifying the exact ailment.…

Mandela to miss ANC 100th birthday party

Nelson Mandela will not attend this weekend’s celebrations for the centenary of the African National Congress, the party he led to power after the fall of apartheid, an ANC leader said Friday. “He is not coming and we are not expecting him to come,” ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe told…

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