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Mandela funeral to be held December 15: Zuma

AFP , Friday 6 Dec 2013
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South Africa's anti-apartheid icon and former president Nelson Mandela (Photo: AP)
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South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday announced that Nelson Mandela's funeral will take place on December 15 at his rural childhood home.

"He will be laid to rest on the 15th of December in Qunu in the Eastern Cape province. We should all work together to organise the most befitting funeral for this outstanding son of our country and the father of our young nation," said Zuma

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