Nelson Mandela Death: World Mourns South Africa's First Black President -- CNN
Former South African President Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest December 15 in the Eastern Cape province, South African President Jacob Zuma said Friday. Other events, according to Zuma: Sunday will be a "national day of prayer and reflection," in which people will be called to gather in buildings of worship to conduct "prayer services and meditation reflecting on the life" of Mandela. Also, the official memorial service will be held Tuesday in FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
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