Traditional burial rituals for Madiba

2013-12-13 00:00

SOME traditional rituals will be ignored for the relocation and burial of Nelson Mandela’s body.

However, it understands that Mandela’s grandson, Mandla, as the eldest male descendant, has been entrusted with the responsibility to “inform” the spirit of Mandela of his location whenever his body is being moved from 1 Military Hospital to the Union Buildings until Friday — and will do so again for the trip to the Eastern Cape.

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