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Mandela's shock return to back Zuma

By Jonathan Miller

Updated on 19 April 2009

Former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela has thrown his weight behind Jacob Zuma's election campaign. Jonathan Miller reports.

Mandela made an unexpected appearance at the governing ANC party's final pre-election rally, wearing an ANC top and supporting controversial party leader Jacob Zuma.

Mandela, 90, was cheered by supporters. The election takes place on Wednesday.

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