Details of a state funeral

By Drum Digital
11 December 2013

Details of the Sunday funeral of Nelson Mandela have begun to emerge.

Despite it being a state funeral, it will incorporate traditional rituals

The Executive Mayor of OR Tambo municipality Nomakhosana Meth and King Sabata Dalindyebo will host a media briefing ahead of the state funeral of former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral in Qunu.

“As the host district and municipality, the mayors will outline their programme to be followed to ensure maximum public participation and involvement in remembering and honouring this gallant freedom fighter,” said Nolufefe Mbathani, the chief of staff in the office of the Mayor.

The logistics around travelling, which is being control across the district, will also be outlined, said Mbathani.

By Sthembiso Hlongwane

Pictures: GCIS

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