Kiir Travels To South Africa For Mandela’s Burial

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit has left for Mandela’s burial in South Africa [Gurtong]

“Our President has travelled this morning to attend the burial of Nelson Mandela,” Mayen Makol, the Spokesman at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation told Gurtong.

“He will also be meeting several of the world’s heads of State there. And he will come back at least after two days,” Mayen added.

South Sudan government, following the death of Mandela last Thursday, announced three days of mourning lowering the country’s flag at half mast.

Tens of heads of States according to foreign agencies have now and setting their ways to attend the burial.

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