Nelson Mandela death: State funeral set for December 15
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has announced that Nelson Mandela will be accorded a state funeral on December 15,
Mr Zuma also gave details of a national week of mourning, including a day of prayer and reflection on December 8.
He said: "The outpouring love that we experienced locally and abroad was unprecedented and demonstrates the calibre of the leader that Madiba was".
06 Dec 2013
- From the section Africa