JOHANNESBURG (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – There’s word from South Africa that Nelson Mandela’s health has taken a turn for the worse.

The office of President Jacob Zuma says the condition of the 94-year-old former president has become critical in the past 24 hours.

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Mandela has been in the hospital since June 8 for what the government said was a recurring lung infection.

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