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Nelson Mandela now critically ill

Issue No. 2359

Nelson Mandela was critically ill in hospital as Socialist Worker went to press. 

A government official said that South Africans should not hold out “false hopes” for his recovery.

Mandela was elected South Africa’s first black president in 1994 after nearly 30 years of imprisonment by the apartheid regime.

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Tue 25 Jun 2013, 18:18 BST
Issue No. 2359
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