Mandela funeral date announced

December 6, 2013 6:36 pm Comments Off on Mandela funeral date announced Views: 372


Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma has announced the date of former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

 Mandela’s funeral will be held on Sunday 15 December 2013.

Zuma also announced there will be 10 days of national mourning.

On Friday, Zuma visited the Mandela family home in Houghton to meet with family members.

He addressed the media shortly afterwards.

Zuma announced Mandela’s death shortly before midnight on Thursday.

More to follow.

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