Thursday, January 27, 2011

92-year-old Nelson Mandela hospitalized for tests in South Africa


Students from a school adjacent to the hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela, fondly known as "Madiba", is said to be undergoing routine tests make their way past a giant get well card Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell) (Denis Farrell - AP)

Former South African President for 5 years, Nelson Mandela is at a Johannesburg hospital for what his office says are routine tests.

Mandela has regular hospital checkups, but his latest visit Wednesday stretched into an unusual overnight stay - and has attracted extraordinary media attention.

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