Mandela in "critical" condition: government statement
Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 00:36
June 23 - Former South African president Nelson Mandela is now in ''critical'' condition, a government statement said Sunday. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Former South African president Nelson Mandela, is now in "critical" condition, a government statement said Sunday.
The statement added that doctors are doing everything they could for the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero.
Earlier on Sunday family members visited Mandela at a Pretoria hospital.
Mandela, who became South Africa's first black president in 1994, was rushed to the hospital on June 8 with a recurring respiratory infection.
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