Nelson Mandela to be buried on December 15 in Qunu

Posted on Dec 6 2013 - 5:10pm by IBC News
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Johannesburg: South Africa President Jacob Zuma said Nelson Mandela will be buried on December 15.
President Jacob Zuma also said on Friday that a memorial service in a Johannesburg stadium will be held for the anti-apartheid leader on December 10. Zuma said that Mandela’s body will lie in state at government buildings in Pretoria from December 11, until the burial.
He said December 8 will be a national day of prayer and reflection

Zuma thanked people from around the world who are sending condolences to Mandela’s family. Mandela died on Thursday night at the age of 95.

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