Best thing we can do for Madiba: a decent funeral – Gwede Mantashe

2013-12-08 15:40

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The best thing we can do for former president Nelson Mandela is a decent funeral, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has said, adding that Mandela knew “the day you die is better than the day you were born”.

“Today South Africa is better than what it was because Nelson Mandela helped us cross the river to the promised land,” Mantashe said, to loud applause from the congregation. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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