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Nelson Mandela hospitalized

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Nelson Mandela was taken to a South African hospital Saturday.

The 94 year old former president was admitted in the city of Pretroia to undergo tests.

The current president, Jacob Zuma, issued a statement saying that Mandela is "doing well and there is no cause for alarm.

Mandela is frail and has not made any public appearances for the past few years.

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