Nelson Mandela
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Mandela in hospital for check-up

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital for a scheduled check-up, according to the South African presidency.

Doctors are conducting tests and have so far indicated that there is no reason for any alarm, the presidency said on its website.

The 94-year-old spent 18 days in hospital in December.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 09 Mar 2013