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Nelson Mandela's body arrives in his ancestral village

The body of Nelson Mandela has arrived in Qunu, the small rural village where he grew up, ahead of his burial there tomorrow.

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Qunu funeral 'very different' from memorial

Tomorrow's funeral in Nelson Mandela's ancestral home town of Qunu will be "very different" from what the country has seen over the past few days, the country's Transport Minister told reporters.

We must emphasise that the stages of the state funeral over the next two days are very different from what we gave seen in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

It is different in the sense of privacy, as this is the phase where the family, senior leadership in the country and a select group of international dignitaries will be part of proceedings.

– South Africa Transport Minister Dipuo Peters

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