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Mandla Mandela, grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela looks at coffin of Nelson Mandela during his funeral ceremony in Qunu

Mandla Mandela, grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela looks at the coffin of Nelson Mandela during his funeral ceremony in Qunu December 15, 2013. REUTERS/Odd Andersen/Pool (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS)

Nelson Mandela laid to rest at his ancestral home of Qunu

15 December 2013

South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, closing one chapter in its tortured history and opening another in which the multi-racial democracy he founded will have to discover if it can thrive without its central pillar. (Reuters)

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