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Mandela's coffin back home village

2013-12-15 03:15

By (Agencies)

Mandela's coffin back home village

Initiates pose in a field in Qunu, in the Eastern Cape December 14, 2013. Every year, thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as "Ukwaluka" or "going to the mountain". Former South African President Mandela, who died on December 5 aged 95, will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral. [Photo/Agencies]