'Samp and tripe' on menu for Mandela's birthday

Nelson Mandela will likely be tucking into ground corn and cow stomach to celebrate his birthday today.

His granddaughter Ndileka Mandela told the Sowetan newspaper:

The big lunch will be at 4pm where we will present him with a cake...We will probably have food like samp and tripe, his favourite food.

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