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Mandela, 95, has spent two months in a Pretoria hospital battling a lung infection

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South Africans have been asked to mark his 67 years of public service by spending 67 minutes on charitable acts

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter speaks of her hurt over the family's dispute

Ndileka Mandela speaks to the BBC of the pain the family have undergone since Mr Mandela was taken ill

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Former President Thabo Mbeki says Mandela’s doctors will soon send him to recuperate at home

Nelson Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition

Nelson Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition as he enters his second month in hospital.

“Please, please, please may we think not only of ourselves. It’s almost like spitting in Madiba’s face,” Tutu said in a statement released by his foundation

Desmond Tutu calls for resolution to Nelson Mandela graves feud

The family feud over the graves of the children of Nelson Mandela drew a sharp rebuke yesterday from Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Mandla Mandela, pictured, had five of Nelson Mandela's dead relatives relocated to his own village in Mvezo. Other Mandela family members want them returned to Qunu

Nelson Mandela’s three children reburied in home town Qunu

The remains of Nelson Mandela’s three deceased children have been reburied at their original resting site, a day after a court ordered their return two years after Mr Mandela’s grandson exhumed the bodies.

The battle for Mandela’s legacy is only beginning

Even before Mandela’s illness, the political parties of South Africa were at loggerheads over their versions of the anti-apartheid struggle. Now the struggle is intensifying

Mandla Mandela, pictured, had five of Nelson Mandela's dead relatives relocated to his own village in Mvezo. Other Mandela family members want them returned to Qunu

Tug of war over Mandela family burials set to continue

The tug of war over the remains of three of Nelson Mandela's children is set to continue after his grandson said he would challenge a court order to return them to the anti-apartheid icon's childhood home of Qunu in Eastern Cape.

Tributes pile up for South Africa's hospitalised former president, Nelson Mandela

Family wrangle over Nelson Mandela's final resting place nears conclusion after court order

Barack Obama has not confirmed whether he will visit the ailing president

South Africans protest against Barack Obama's visit, just streets away from the hospital treating Nelson Mandela

South African protesters campaigning against President Barack Obama’s three-nation tour of the continent gathered today just streets from the hospital where Nelson Mandela is critically ill. 

South Africa prepares to say farewell to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who remains in 'stable but critical' condition in Pretoria hospital

Ndileka Mandela says former president's condition is still critical but has not worsened, while daughter Makaziwe says he is responding to touch

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