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Mandela 'critical but stable'

Nelson Mandela remains in hospital in Pretoria in a critical but stable condition, President Jacob Zuma said. Doctors are working hard to keep the former president comfortable.

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Granddaughter: Nelson Mandela 'doing much better'

Nelson Mandela's health is improving, according to two of his granddaughters.

"Our grandfather is doing very well," Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway told ITV News Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo.

"He is stable but critical, but he is doing much better."

Swati Dlamini said she had been seeing a lot of the former South African president in hospital.

"We spend a lot of time back and forth to Pretoria," she said.

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