Nearly 60 foreign leaders due in S. Africa so far for Mandela mourning

By REUTERS
December 8, 2013 17:03

JOHANNESBURG - Fifty-nine foreign heads of state or government have said so far they will attend either the memorial ceremony or the state funeral of Nelson Mandela in South Africa in the coming week, a foreign ministry spokesman told Reuters.

He said the final number of who would attend either Tuesday's memorial in Johannesburg or the funeral in Qunu next Sunday would be confirmed in due course.


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