Mandela remains arrive his native Eastern Cape

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MTHATHAA –  A military aircraft carrying Nelson Mandela’s remains arrived Saturday in Mthatha in his native Eastern Cape province ahead of his burial Sunday.

A C-130 Hercules carrying Mandela’s flag-draped casket — earlier escorted by two fighter jets — was greeted by awaiting mourners including his widow Graca Machel.

Nelson Mandela

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