People wanting to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela queue in downtown Pretoria, South Africa, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

100,000 gather but only half see Mandela’s body

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — An estimated 100,000 South Africans lined up in Pretoria to view Nelson Mandela in his casket but about a third of the overwhelming crowd was sent away without being able […]


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Mandela to stay close to medical care at home

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The doctors treating former South African leader Nelson Mandela believe he should remain in Johannesburg for now to be close to medical facilities that can provide care to the 94-year-old.



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