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Mandela 'responds to treatment'

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is "responding to treatment", according to an official statement tonight, but is still in a critical condition in hospital.

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Claims over Nelson Mandela's health denied

Documents have come to light in a Mandela family court case which suggest South Africa's former president is in a persistent vegetative state. That claim was denied tonight by Mr Mandela's doctors.

The case, about the burial place of three of his children has turned nasty, as our Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports.

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