Day of 'prayer and reflection' in South Africa for Mandela

South African president Jacob Zuma has lead tributes to Nelson Mandela at a church service in Johannesburg. Mandela's funeral will take place on Sunday 15th December in Qunu, Eastern Cape.

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Tiny village of Qunu prepares for the burial of an icon

The village of Qunu, where Nelson Mandela grew up as a child, is preparing to stage his state funeral.

New roads are being finished to accommodate vehicles that will ferry some of the world's most powerful people into the village.

International Correspondent John Irvine has been speaking to locals as they prepare to welcome their most famous son home to rest for the final time.

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