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Nelson mandela's condition has improved, President Zuma says

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The health of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, has improved since last night, the nation's presidency said.

"He remains critical but is now stable," President Jacob Zuma's office said in a statement on its website, after Zuma visited the former leader at a Pretoria hospital. We are "disturbed by the rumors that are being spread about former President Mandela's health," it said.

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Mandela, 94, was admitted to the hospital on June 8 for a recurring lung infection. Zuma late yesterday canceled an official visit to Mozambique after receiving an update on Mandela's condition.

Mandela led South Africa from 1994 to 1999 after the country's first all-race elections that ended apartheid.

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