Quick guide to AbaThembu mourning and burial customs

2013-12-11 14:24

The Eastern Cape cooperative governance and traditional affairs ministry has issued a guide to the customs of the Eastern Cape AbaThembu people, of which the late former president Nelson Mandela was a member, to explain how the mourning process is observed.

Before the funeral takes place, the furniture of the main house of the deceased is removed and the house gets cleaned up.

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