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The South African government shoots rubber pellets and water cannon at public sector workers striking for better pay.
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Former South African president Nelson Mandela, 94, has been readmitted to hospital with a renewed lung infection and is in ‘‘serious but stable’’ condition, the presidency said.
South Africa is praying for Nelson Mandela as the revered peace icon spends a second day in hospital, with calls for the family and the nation to "let him go".
Nelson Mandela has become the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax, with Twitter buzzing with the incorrect information that the former South African president had died in his sleep.
Nelson Mandela remains in a serious but stable condition, the South African government said on Monday, three days after the revered peace icon was rushed to hospital with a recurrent lung infection.
Nelson Mandela remains in serious but stable condition while being treated in intensive care for a lung infection, the South African government says.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela remains in a Pretoria hospital for a fifth day.