Nelson Mandela’s Burial Date & Funeral Details Released

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Dec 07, 2013 – Nelson Mandela’s Burial Date &  Funeral Details Released

The burial details of the late South African President, Nelson Mandela has been announced.

Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa has declared 10 days of national mourning.

Sunday, 8th December 2013 is the National Day of prayer and reflection for the late icon. He has asked people of different beliefs to gather in their various places of worship to pray for the departed hero, his family and the nation.

Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

On Tuesday, the 10th of December, Nelson Mandela’s memorial service will be held at the FNB Stadium, near Soweto.

Lying In State

From 11th to 13th December, his remains would lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where he was inaugurated as the first President of the democratic South Africa in 1994.

Nelson Mandela’s burial

Madiba will be laid to rest in his home town of Qunu in the Eastern Cape on Sunday, the 15th of December.

The former President who is fondly called “Tata” – The father of Nations died at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa at exactly 11:50pm  on Thursday 5th December 2013 at the age of 95.

Nelson Mandela is survived by his former wife Winnie Madikizela Mandela, his spouse Graca Machel, his three daughters – Makaziwe, Zenani, Zindzi and many grandchildren and great grand children.

May his soul rest in perfect peace (amen).

15 thoughts on “Nelson Mandela’s Burial Date & Funeral Details Released

  1. THE FREEDOM FIGHTER HAS DEPARTED… EWOOO! THE LEGEND OF THE AFRICA LEADER IS GONE.., CHIEE! THE MAN OF PEACE, AN ICON OF A TRUE LEADER…. HIEEEE MAY YOUR FAITHFUL SOUL R.I.P.P WITH GOD. ADIU! THE SOUL OF AFRICA.

  2. African union should use the upcoming gathering of mandela to unite and fight for their people and continent..its about time

  3. It is incredible wen i heard abt ur shock death…… It was really a devastating wen…. i heard ur untimely death… South-African Legend, a gr8 Icon, a Political Elite, jst 2 classify u but litu… Our Madiba… ur tinz will con2nue ploughing as u r goin 2 laid down 2 REST on d 15th day of Dec…..2013, may ur gentle soul RIP, Amen……. We all luved u BUT God luvs u d MOST….. till we mit again….

  4. mandela may ur gently soul rest in peace. how can we get a good person like u in this world again we have loose alot .

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