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Mandela burial a private 'family matter': govt46 minutes ago
South Africans will not be able to see Nelson Mandela's remains being laid to rest, with his actual burial a strictly private, family affair, a government spokeswoman said on Friday.
Final public Mandela viewing underway47 minutes ago
Members of the public began viewing the body of former president Nelson Mandela on Friday as he lay in state for the third and final day at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Union Buildings prepares for Madiba13/12/2013 7:09
Authorities were preparing for the arrival of the motorcade escorting former president Nelson Mandela's body from One Military Hospital to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Friday morning.
Tata Madiba ‘was like Moses’13/12/2013 7:01
Among the plethora of memorial services in honour of former president Nelson Mandela was one organised by the ANC in the eThekwini region, where a speaker likened Madiba to Moses.
Police, soldiers prepare for last procession in Pretoria13/12/2013 6:48
Police and soldiers lined the streets in Pretoria on Friday morning for the last procession bearing the body of former president Nelson Mandela from One Military Hospital to the Union Buildings where he will lie in state for the third and last day.
Last day for Madiba's body in state13/12/2013 6:16
The body of former president Nelson Mandela will lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Friday for the last time.
Zuma meets Cuban president12/12/2013 19:14
President Jacob Zuma met Cuban president Raul Castro in Pretoria on Thursday to discuss bilateral relations, the presidency said.
Thousands salute Mandela12/12/2013 18:49
Mourning for former president Nelson Mandela found expression in queues of tens of thousands streaming to his coffin for a second day, as the government encountered criticism in the wake of his death.
Mandela's body leaves Union Buildings12/12/2013 18:14
Former president Nelson Mandela's body left the Union Buildings at 5.47pm on Thursday to return to 1 Military Hospital for the night.
Sanef in talks on Qunu coverage12/12/2013 17:36
National editors held talks on Thursday with the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) on media coverage of Nelson Mandela's funeral in Qunu, Eastern Cape.
Mandla staying at Madiba's side12/12/2013 17:23
Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla has not left his grandfather's side since Wednesday morning, when his body was brought to the amphitheatre at the Union Buildings, in Pretoria, to lie in state.
Rites planned for Mandela burial12/12/2013 16:59
Traditional Xhosa rites, including the slaughtering of an ox, will accompany Nelson Mandela's burial in his boyhood home of Qunu on Sunday, clan leaders say.