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South African minister who planned Mandela funeral dies

A South African Cabinet minister who led the planning of the 2013 funeral of Nelson Mandela died in a car crash early on Sunday, authorities said.

`Nelson Mandela`s funeral will be one of biggest in world`

The funeral of Nelson Mandela on December 15 in his ancestral home of Qunu will be larger than that of Princess Diana, Michael Jackson and Pope John Paul II combined, ANC leader Ismail Vadi has said.

Czech premier not happy to attend Mandela funeral

Many world leaders have said they wouldn`t miss Nelson Mandela`s funeral for anything, but Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok isn`t among them.