Mandela: Khama to attend Mandela memorial service in Johannesburg, Botswana flags to fly at half mast

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Government Spokesperson Jeff Ramsay says President Ian Khama, is scheduled to leave for South Africa tomorrow for the Nelson Mandela memorial service.

Khama  will join other heads of  State and international dignitaries in attending the memorial service for the late former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

Khama will today sign the condolence book in memory of Mandela at the South African High Commission in Gaborone.

Ramsay also says in the press release; "Members of the public are further informed that flags in Botswana shall fly at half mast on Sunday, the 15th of December 2013 as a sign of respect for Mandela, the date having been chosen to coincide with the statesman's final burial at his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape."

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