Here is the schedule of arrangements for the laying to rest of Nelson Mandela, as announced by South African President Jacob Zuma:
Dec. 8: National day of prayer and reflection.
Dec. 10: Official memorial service at the FNB Stadium in
Dec. 11 to Dec. 13: Mandela's body will lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Official memorial services will be held in all provinces and regions.
Dec. 15: State funeral and burial at Qunu, Eastern Cape province.
SOURCE: Associated PressEndText