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Tutu 'Not Invited' To Mandela Burial

South African peace icon Desmond Tutu said Saturday he was not invited to his old friend's burial.
Tutu 'Not Invited' To Mandela Burial
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Via AFP:

South African peace icon Desmond Tutu's office said Saturday he would attend Nelson Mandela's funeral after all, after earlier saying he had cancelled his trip because he was not invited to his old friend's burial.

"Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will be travelling to Qunu early tomorrow to attend Tata's funeral," the Anglican cleric's office said in a brief statement.

"Tata", or father, is one of the names by which Mandela is affectionately known in South Africa.

Earlier, Tutu -- who has at times been openly critical of the South African government and Mandela's family -- had said...

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