The journey ends, as Nelson Mandela is laid to rest
Scandals, military-like processions and tribal customs herald burial.
Today the journey ends. After a journey that began 95 years ago, and a period of mourning that began 10 days ago, it has reached its climax. Madiba, Nelson Mandela, is being buried on the family estate in his native village, Qunu, in eastern South Africa. Some 4,500 guests were allowed to pay their final respects in a structure in which his body has been housed since yesterday, while only 450 family members and...
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