Ivorian leader to attend Mandela's funeral

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The president of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, is scheduled to attend the funeral of the former South African  president, Nelson Mandela, who died last Thursday at the age of 95, PANA learnt from official sources.

President Ouattara will be one of the 60 Heads of state and government expected to attend the 10 December funeral ceremonies at the Soweto stadium.

Mandela's funeral which started on Sunday will end with his burial on 15 December in Qunu, his village.

09 december 2013 14:05:35

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