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But the images carried by state TV showed Mandela sitting with a blanket covering his legs, silent and unmoving with his cheeks showing what appear to be marks from a recently removed oxygen mask.
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The Weinstein Company's fall slate of awards contenders will feature a glamorous Grace Kelly, a brawny Nelson Mandela and a mysterious J.D. Salinger.
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Dozens of paintings, a silver tea set and other items belonging to Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie will be auctioned to pay off debts she owes to a South African school.
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Mandela was hospitalized last month for the third time in five months for a recurring lung infection.
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's bodyguard told the commission she ordered him to kill the two she accused of being spies for the apartheid regime.
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Nelson Mandela - South Africa's future president - was being held in prison at the time.
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Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said 94-year-old Mandela went in the afternoon for tests "to manage existing conditions in line with his age" at a hospital in Pretoria, the capital.
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House of Mandela Wines will donate a portion of its proceeds to charitable groups working to resolve education, health, culture and energy issues in South Africa.
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Mandela, who always lamented his long separation from his family during his imprisonment, is happiest these days when his offspring are running around being loud, his granddaughters said.
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South African President Jacob Zuma issued a statement Sunday announcing that doctors say that Mandela, 94, has made "steady progress and that clinically, he continues to improve."
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Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said Wednesday that "everything is moving OK" as 94-year-old Mandela rests at his home in Johannesburg after a hospital stay last month.
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The delicate health of Mandela, now convalescing behind the high walls of his Johannesburg home, came under scrutiny and speculation during a 19-day stay in a hospital in December.
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The South African Press Association quotes presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj as saying Saturday that he has no new information on 94-year-old Mandela, who was released from a hospital on Wednesday.
145 days ago
In recent days, officials have said Mandela is improving, but doctors have taken extraordinary care with his health because of his age.
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"President Jacob Zuma had joined Mandela's wife, Graca Machel, and other family members in wishing a Merry Christmas to Mandela at his hospital bedside in Pretoria, the South African capital.
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South African authorities are keeping the name of the private hospital where Mandela is being treated a secret and the names of the doctors treating him are also confidential.
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President Jacob Zuma, meanwhile, joined Mandela's wife, Graca Machel, and other family members to wish a Merry Christmas to Mandela at his hospital bedside in Pretoria, the South African capital.
147 days ago
South African President Jacob Zuma says the whole country is behind Mandela and he is urging people to keep the former president in their thoughts on Christmas Day and throughout the holiday season.
149 days ago
The office of President Jacob Zuma says he saw Mandela on Saturday morning in Pretoria, the capital, and assured the anti-apartheid icon that he has the support of all South Africans and the world.
151 days ago
South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has steadily improved over the last few days after being diagnosed with a lung infection and undergoing gallstone surgery.
152 days ago
On Tuesday, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement that Mandela required "extraordinary care" due to his age and could spend several more days in the hospital recovering.
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The two young men figured into Madikizela-Mandela's chaotic life in Soweto when she ran a football club and faced a host of allegations accusing her and those under her of committing violent...
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Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj, who has issued statements previously about Mandela's health, did not respond to requests for comment Tuesday from The Associated Press.
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South Africa, a nation of 50 million people, reveres Mandela for his magnanimity and being able to bridge racial gaps after centuries of white racist rule.
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However, public worries over Mandela have grown as government officials contradicted themselves in recent days about Mandela's location, raising questions about who is actually treating him.