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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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Mandela 'continues to respond to treatment'

Nelson Mandela "continues to respond to treatment," the South African presidency said today in an update.

"Former President Nelson Mandela continues to respond to treatment, and is still in a critical but stable condition," the statement said.

"President Jacob Zuma visited the former President again this morning, 11 July 2013."

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