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#Madiba

# madiba - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience
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# Madiba

Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience

Aug 24th 2013, 12:36 PM 4,434 Views 9 Comments

A statement from the South African president today said 95-year-old Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition.

# madiba - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 18th 2013, 10:57 PM 8,606 Views 13 Comments

Everybody’s talking about exiting the bailout, the end of the Dáil term and Nelson Mandela’s birthday.

# madiba - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'
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# Madiba

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'

Jul 11th 2013, 1:57 PM 4,629 Views 15 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital for over a month.

# madiba - Thursday 4 July, 2013

President Zuma: 'Doctors deny Mandela is in a vegetative state'
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# Madiba

President Zuma: 'Doctors deny Mandela is in a vegetative state'

Jul 4th 2013, 10:19 PM 6,231 Views 10 Comments

Earlier, media reports suggested that doctors had suggested turning off the former leader’s life support.

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support
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# Madiba

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support

Jul 4th 2013, 4:46 PM 10,230 Views 17 Comments

The advice is contained in legal documents dated 26 June.

Nelson Mandela still 'critical but stable' in hospital
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# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela still 'critical but stable' in hospital

Jul 4th 2013, 1:42 PM 2,670 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a bitter family feud continues to be played out in public, complete with allegations of adultery, grave tampering and siblings born out of wedlock.

# madiba - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Shops cashing in on Mandela illness with merchandise
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# Mandela

Shops cashing in on Mandela illness with merchandise

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,846 Views 5 Comments

Shoppers are now buying books about his life in bulk as well as t-shirts sporting his apartheid prison number and portraits.

# madiba - Friday 28 June, 2013

Obama flies to South Africa hoping to pay homage to Mandela
# Obama In Africa
# Obama In Africa

Obama flies to South Africa hoping to pay homage to Mandela

Jun 28th 2013, 9:04 AM 7,438 Views 36 Comments

The US president is unlikely to meet his “personal hero”, the former South African leader who is still critically ill in hospital.

# madiba - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Watch the animated life and times of Nelson Mandela
# Madiba
# Madiba

Watch the animated life and times of Nelson Mandela

Jun 27th 2013, 9:23 PM 5,188 Views 6 Comments

A series of animated videos tell the story of Madiba’s life, from birth to today.

Nelson Mandela's condition 'improved during the night'
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# Madiba

Nelson Mandela's condition 'improved during the night'

Jun 27th 2013, 1:47 PM 3,943 Views 13 Comments

The anti-apartheid legend was visited by the current South African president earlier today.

SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela
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# Nelson Mandela

SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela

Jun 27th 2013, 8:42 AM 2,660 Views 2 Comments

An Australian minister has apologised for making a serious gaffe, telling a business dinner Mandela had died.

# madiba - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela
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# SAFRICA

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela

Jun 26th 2013, 7:55 AM 4,249 Views 2 Comments

Nelson Mandela is being treated in a hospital in Pretoria for a recurring lung infection.

# madiba - Monday 24 June, 2013

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital
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# Madiba

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital

Jun 24th 2013, 1:38 PM 3,798 Views 6 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital since 8 June.

# madiba - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours
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# Mandela

Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:48 PM 16,184 Views 67 Comments

President Jacob Zuma has issued a statement this evening.

# madiba - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital
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# Mandela

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital

Jun 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 6,299 Views 28 Comments

South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the incident this morning, but said the 94-year-old former president suffered no harm.

# madiba - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'

Jun 16th 2013, 3:46 PM 3,126 Views 2 Comments

Jacob Zuma has again sought the prayers of South Africans, in wishing the state’s former president a happy Father’s Day.

# madiba - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

49 years to the day since he was imprisoned, Mandela begins fifth day in hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

49 years to the day since he was imprisoned, Mandela begins fifth day in hospital

Jun 12th 2013, 8:38 AM 3,952 Views 12 Comments

The anti-apartheid leader’s condition continues to be described as “very serious but stable”.

# madiba - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital

Jun 11th 2013, 7:56 AM 2,922 Views 3 Comments

South Africans are being urged to ‘let go’ of their former leader as his condition remains unchanged.

# madiba - Monday 10 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition remains the same, serious but stable
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# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's condition remains the same, serious but stable

Jun 10th 2013, 10:17 AM 2,955 Views 7 Comments

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

# madiba - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'
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# Nelson Mandela

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'

Jun 9th 2013, 10:24 AM 13,977 Views 30 Comments

It is the fourth hospital stay since December for Mandela, who turns 95 next month.

# madiba - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition
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# Nelson Mandela

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition

Jun 8th 2013, 12:33 PM 3,412 Views 8 Comments

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

# madiba - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
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# Madiba

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

Apr 6th 2013, 2:23 PM 2,809 Views 4 Comments

The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.

# madiba - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'

Mar 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 2,769 Views 1 Comment

The former SA president is now breathing without difficulty.

# madiba - Friday 29 March, 2013

Mandela in 'good spirits' despite hospital stay
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# Madiba

Mandela in 'good spirits' despite hospital stay

Mar 29th 2013, 12:32 PM 2,681 Views 4 Comments

The former South African president is receiving treatment for a lung infection.

# madiba - Thursday 28 March, 2013

'The country must not panic, Mandela is fine' - Zuma reassures South Africa
# Madiba
# Madiba

'The country must not panic, Mandela is fine' - Zuma reassures South Africa

Mar 28th 2013, 9:59 PM 5,692 Views 19 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the hospitalisation of South Africa’s anti-apartheid leader and former president Nelson Mandela earlier today.

Mandela back in hospital with recurrent lung infection
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# Nelson Mandela

Mandela back in hospital with recurrent lung infection

Mar 28th 2013, 8:16 AM 2,792 Views 3 Comments

It is the second time that the former South African president has been hospitalised this month.

# madiba - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president
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# Madiba

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president

Jan 6th 2013, 5:35 PM 4,025 Views 4 Comments

Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.

# madiba - Friday 28 December, 2012

Mandela 'doing great' says family, denies he was 'sent home to die'
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# Mandela

Mandela 'doing great' says family, denies he was 'sent home to die'

Dec 28th 2012, 5:31 PM 5,447 Views 7 Comments

The former South African president was released from hospital earlier this week following a three week stay where he was treated for a lung infection and gallstones.

# madiba - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable' after night in hospital
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# South Africa

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable' after night in hospital

Dec 9th 2012, 1:40 PM 3,579 Views 5 Comments

The 94-year-old former president, known as ‘Madiba’, was admitted to hospital yesterday for what were described as “normal” tests for a man of his age.

# madiba - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday
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# Mandela Day

Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday

Jul 18th 2012, 8:27 PM 4,831 Views 38 Comments

The South African statesman had a quiet day at home, while South Africans concentrated on projects for the needy.

# madiba - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Mandela leaves hospital following treatment for stomach complaint
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Mandela leaves hospital following treatment for stomach complaint

Feb 26th 2012, 12:35 PM 1,269 Views 3 Comments

The 93-year-old former South African president was admitted to hospital yesterday.

# madiba - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint
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# Mandela

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint

Feb 25th 2012, 11:58 AM 1,313 Views 9 Comments

The former South African president is reported to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery.

# madiba - Friday 28 January, 2011

Nelson Mandela released from hospital
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# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela released from hospital

Jan 28th 2011, 10:10 PM 1,310 Views 0 Comments

South African fears for Mandela’s health eased when news broke the 92-year-old had been released from hospital and was “well”.