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Mandela's Body Flown to Hometown for Funeral

The body of former South African president Nelson Mandela has arrived in the southeastern town of Mthatha, a final leg in a journey back to his hometown village of Qunu. A military band played music as his body arrived at Mthatha's airport on Saturday. A Sunday funeral will be held for Mandela in Qunu. VOA's Scott Bobb who is in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, says crowds are beginning to grow on their way to arrival at the funeral procession for Mandela that is to proceed from the...

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