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A family feud over the burial site of three of Nelson Mandela's children intensified Tuesday when criminal charges were filed against one of his grandsons, as the ailing 94-year-old former president remained hospitalized in critical condition.
About 200 South Africans protesting President Obama's visit to their country gathered Friday a few blocks away from the Pretoria hospital that's treating Nelson Mandela, chanting about the White House's "arrogant, selfish and oppressive" foreign policy.
Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight and although his condition remains critical it is now stable, the South African government said Thursday. One of the former president's daughters said he is still opening his eyes and reacting to the touch of his family even though his situation is precarious.
The tone of prayers for South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, who is hospitalized has changed over the last few days from entreaties of comfort and healing to pleas for a "peaceful end."
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is still recovering in the hospital from his latest medical bout with a lung infection and is considered in serious but stable condition, doctors said Monday.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela received visits from family members on Sunday at a hospital where the anti-apartheid leader was being treated for a recurring lung infection, while South Africans expressed their appreciation for a man widely regarded as the father of the nation.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela had a restful day in a hospital Sunday and is improving following treatment for a recurrence of pneumonia, the government said.