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Mandela's Body Arrives in Hometown Village

Well-wishers have sung and danced as a hearse carrying former South African president Nelson Mandela's flag-draped coffin arrived in his ancestral home of Qunu. Many people lined the route Saturday, as a security-led convoy carrying Mr. Mandela's body made its way from the airport in Mthatha to the nearby village. A helicopter buzzed overhead. Mr. Mandela's body has been taken to his family compound in Qunu, a hilly region of the Eastern Cape with green fields. VOA correspondent...

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