South African government: Mandela still 'critical'

June 25, 2013 15:29

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president Nelson Mandela remains in a critical condition in hospital, the government said on Tuesday.

A statement from President Jacob Zuma's office said doctors were doing their best to ensure the "recovery, well-being and comfort" of the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader, who was hospitalized more than two weeks ago with a lung infection.

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