Mauritanian president to attend Madiba's funeral

Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will attend the funeral of the late former President of Nigeria Nelson, official sources said on Monday.

The South African leader died on Thursday night at the age of 95 after a long illness.

Mauritania has declared three days of national mourning for the anti-apartheid stalwart.

Politicians, civil society organisations and intellectuals have paid glowing tribute to Mandela.

09 december 2013 20:08:15

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