Mandela family give first statement since Madiba's death (8)

Telegraph 2013.12.07 20:06
Nelson Mandela's family issue a statement to journalists two days after his death, saying that they have lost a "son of the soil" 5:27PM GMT 07 Dec 2013 In their first statement since his death, Nelson Mandela's family said they've "lost a great man, a son of the soil." Lieutenant General Temba Templeton Matanzima, a spokesman for the Mandela family, read the statement to journalists in Johannesburg on Saturday.
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