Plans for Anniversary of Mandela’s Death Unveiled
Cape Town – The commemoration of the first anniversary of the death of former president Nelson Mandela will start with a wreath laying ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on 5 December, government said on Thursday.
“Veterans of the struggle for freedom and those who fought side by side with Madiba against apartheid will be invited to lead the wreath laying,” Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini told journalists in Cape Town.
“This ceremony will be open to all South Africans and members of the public are invited also to visit the site throughout the day to lay wreaths.”
The wreath laying will start at 08:00.