Nelson Mandela, pictured with his Chinese counterpart Jiang Zemin in 1999, has been praised by both the government and Chinese citizens. Photo: Reuters

China pays tribute to Mandela, an 'old friend of the Chinese people'

Chinese social media reaction to Mandela's death brings criticism of mainland

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Nelson Mandela, pictured with his Chinese counterpart Jiang Zemin in 1999, has been praised by both the government and Chinese citizens. Photo: Reuters
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