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Update – Icon Tata Nelson Mandela Laid To Rest In His Hometown, Qunu #MandelaFuneral

Former president Nelson Mandela’s state funeral in Qunu in the Eastern Cape drew together family and foreign leaders, royals and rural villagers on Sunday December 15th, 2013  as South Africa parted with the man who united it in democracy two decades ago and in grief in the past 10 days.

 

 

THE GRAVE SITE WHERE TATA NELSON MANDELA WILL BE BURIED

THE GRAVE SITE WHERE TATA NELSON MANDELA WILL BE BURIED

 

 

TARDITIONAL MEN

Traditional Zulu people from around Pietermaritzburg bidding goodbye to NELSON MANDELA

 

his widow graca machel

HIS WIDOW GRACA MACHEL

leaders in qunu

Traditional Zulu people from around Pietermaritzburg bidding goodbye to NELSON MANDELA

people heading to tthe gravesite

 

 

ZULU

 

 

The memorial flame at @MandelaMuseum will be extinguished as the coffin is lowered into ground

The memorial flame at @MandelaMuseum will be extinguished as the coffin is lowered into ground

 

 

pall bearers for nelson mandela

 

 

 

A Short video from Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

 

 

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