Well-wishers hold candles and photos of Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic heart hospital in Pretoria
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Nelson Mandela all-night vigil at Pretoria hospital

Hundreds of people are gathered for a late-night vigil outside the Pretoria hospital where Nelson Mandela remains in a critical condition.

The BBC's Karen Allen said the crowds had been singing and lighting candles for South Africa's first black president, who is suffering from a lung infection.

  • 27 Jun 2013
  • From the section Africa
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