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Zambian Statesman Kaunda Brings Mandela Funeral To Close

posted 15 Dec 2013, 04:16 by Mpelembe Admin   [ updated 15 Dec 2013, 04:17 ]

The funeral service for Nelson Mandela ends, with a speech from former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda.

 QUNUSOUTH AFRICA (DECEMBER 15, 2013) (SABC POOL) -  The former president of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda made a surprise speech at the funeral of Nelson Mandela on Sunday (December 15).

Honouring Mandela's struggle for freedom across Africa, he said: "Madiba showed us the way whether you are white, black, yellow or brown, you are all God's children."

The funeral at Mandela's ancestral home of Qunu in Eastern Cape province drew 4,500 guests, from relatives and African leaders to Britain's Prince Charles, U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey and British business tycoon Richard Branson.