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SOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela’s funeral (1) infographic

Nelson Mandela’s funeral

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December 15, 2013 -- Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest on Sunday December 15 after a period of official mourning culminating in a state funeral in his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape. A memorial service for South Africa’s first black president is to be held on Tuesday December 10 at the 95,000-seat FNB stadium on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Mandela’s body will lie in state at the seat of government, the Union Buildings in Pretoria, from December 11-13.

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