Funeral held for Nelson Mandela

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The funeral for the former South African president Nelson Mandela has taken place in Qunu.

The funeral brings ends a week of commemorations for the South Africa’s first black leader.

Qunu is the village where Mandela spent a large amount of his childhood.

Around 4,500 people, including foreign dignitaries such as John Key, attended the funeral.

The service included tributes from members of Mandela’s family as well as world leaders.

After the funeral ceremony, a smaller group of guests attended Mandela’s private burial.

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