Nelson Mandela's coffin has been flown to his ancestral homeland of Qunu, where he will be buried in a largely private ceremony tomorrow.
Large crowds lined the road to say a final farewell as his hearse drove by. Members of his political party - the African National Congress - also paid their last respects to their long-term former leader earlier today.
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