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Nelson Mandela dead – predident Zuma

Former South African President and anti-apartheid revolutionary hero Nelson Mandela has died at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.He had returned home on September 1 in a critical condition after being in a Pretoria hospital for almost three months –  the fourth time he had been admitted to hospital since December. He had battled a series of lung infections and respiratory illnesses in the past few years.Mandela, who spent 27 years in prison after being found guilty of being sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow his country’s government before being released in 1990, became South Africa’s first democratically elected president, holding office from 1994 to 1999.One of the world’s most famous people, he has long been a figurehead for racial unification, following his efforts to heal his own country after centuries of division.News of his death has prompted an outpouring of grief from all corners of the world.Mandela had a history of lung problems, after falling ill with tuberculosis in 1988 toward the tail-end of his prison term before his release and subsequent presidency.

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