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Mandela funeral – latest updates – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of South Africans – and several heads of state and government from around the world – have congregated in Mr Mandela’s home village of Qunu. Since his death on 5 December aged 95,…





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Mandela’s Remains Transferred to Air Base – ABC News

ABC NewsThe remains of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela have been transferred to Waterkloof air base for a farewell from the African National Congress. The military handed over Mandela’s flag-draped coffin to the ANC at a…










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Nelson Mandela’s casket goes on public view – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPRETORIA, South Africa — Thousands of people waited in long lines Wednesday to pay their respects to South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela, whose body arrived in the country’s capital, Pretoria, where it will…




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Quotes from the Nelson Mandela service – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTens of thousands of world leaders, family members, friends and mourners crowded into FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in the cold rain Tuesday to pay tribute to South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Here are…








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In Cape Town, leaders pay tribute to Mandela – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE TOWN, South Africa — Some remembered his kindnesses; others reminisced about his charity. And at a special session of Parliament today, dedicated to paying tribute to the country’s first democratically elected president, all…


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