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Topic - Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Former South African President Nelson Mandela underwent more medical tests Monday in a military hospital as the public and journalists outside asked what, if anything, is wrong with the health of the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon?
South African President Jacob Zuma traveled Wednesday to a mine where police killed 34 strikers and wounded another 78, causing outrage and eroding support for the party that has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid.
"As a representative of the government, I apologize," Mr. Mapisa-Nqakula said. "I am begging, I beg and I apologize, may you find forgiveness in your hearts."