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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
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