Rais wa zamani wa Afrika Kusini azikwa Qunu

Published December 15, 2013

Rais wa kwanza muafrika wa Afrika Kusini Nelson Mandela amezika Jumappili katika kijiji cha Qunu jimbo la Cape Mashariki. Maziko yake yanafikisha mwisho siku kumi ya maombolezi ya shujaa wa ukombozi wa nchi yake.

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Maafisa wa jeshi waweka picjha ya bendera ya Afgrika Kusini juu ya jeneza la rais wa zamani wa Afrika Kusini Nelson Mandela ilipogika kwa ibada ya maziko huko Qunu, Afrika Kusini  Dec. 15, 2013. 

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Rais Jacob Zuma wa Afrika kusini (pili kushoto), mke wa zamani wa Nelson Manddela Winnie Mandela (kushoto), na mjane wa Mandela, Graca Machel (3rd L), wamekaa mstari wa mbele karibu na jeneza la Mandela  wakati wa ibada ya maziko huko Qunu, Afrika Kusini   Dec. 15, 2013.

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Graca Machel, mjane wa rasi wa zamani wa Afrika Kusini Nelson Mandela, ahudhuria ibada ya mazishi iliyohudhuriwa na watu 4 500 huko Qunu, Afrika Kusini, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, kulia, mke wa zamani wa Nelson Mandela, na mjane wake Graca Machel, katikati, watembea pamoja kutoka ibada ya maziko huko Qunu, Afrika Kusini, Dec. 15, 2013.

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The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela leaves the makeshift tent for a traditional burial in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is taken to the burial site in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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The coffin of South African former president Nelson Mandela is carried on a gun carriage for a traditional burial after the funeral ceremony in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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The coffin of South African former president Nelson Mandela is escorted by the military to the funeral ceremony in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela's coffin arrives at the family gravesite for burial at his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, 900 km south of Johannesburg, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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Madiba Beat Crew dancer outside former South African President Nelson Mandela's home in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. Hannah McNeish for VOA.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela's coffin arrives at the family gravesite for burial at his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, 900 km south of Johannesburg, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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Lance Bombardier Fumani Bulebesi holds one of the canon shells fired for South African President Nelson Mandela's 21-gun salute, Dec. 15, 2013.  Hannah McNeish for VOA.

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In this video frame grab, military officers escort former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket to the burial site following the funeral service in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela's coffin arrives at the family gravesite for burial in his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, 900 km south of Johannesburg, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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The casket of former South African president Nelson Mandela is carried on a gun carriage to his funeral service in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013.

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A man weeps as he watches the funeral service of former South African President Nelson Mandela on a large screen television in Cape Town, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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A screengrab taken from the South African Broadcasting Corporation live feed shows members of the South African armed forces standing around the coffin of former President Nelson Mandela before it is lowered into the grave during his funeral, Dec. 15, 2013.

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Women walk to a public viewing point near the burial ground of former South African President Nelson Mandela ahead of his funeral in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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Pumane Ngocwane travelled for 12 hours to get to Qunu, South Africa and made a dress for Mandela's funeral as she wanted to be on his soil as he was lowered into his grave, Dec. 15, 2013. Hannah McNeish for VOA.

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Local women sit at a public viewing point near the burial ground of former South African President Nelson Mandela ahead of his funeral in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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A Zulu man sings and dances after the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013. 

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A Zulu man plays a bugle after the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Qunu, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2013.