Mandela funeral - updates

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Mandela's 'long walk' nears its end

Dec 14, 2013 - 7:42 PM

Sunday s funeral will begin at 8:00 am with a two hour ceremony for 5 000 people

ALMOST THE END. Women are consoled as they react in sadness after walking past the casket of late South African President Nelson Mandela, on the final day of lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo by Matt Dunham/EPA

Mandela memorial 'fake' deaf signer claims schizophrenia attack

Dec 12, 2013 - 9:11 PM

Thamsanqa Jantjie claims he had a sudden attack of schizophrenia during the memorial

PH, Japan to discuss possible defense pact

Dec 09, 2013 - 3:24 PM

UPDATED President Aquino will take this up with Tokyo December 12 15 in the wake of growing tension in the West Philippines Sea He is sending the Vice President to attend Mandela s funeral

OFF TO JAPAN: President Benigno Aquino III is open to a defense treaty with Japan. File photo from Malacañang

Mandela funeral cortege to pass through Pretoria streets

Dec 07, 2013 - 6:40 PM

It will travel through the streets of the capital on 3 consecutive days

PEOPLE'S ICON. The South African government is encouraging people to line the streets of Pretoria where Nelson Mandela's funeral cortege will pass through. Rodger Bosch/Agence France-Presse File Photo