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Nelson Mandela's Memorial and Funeral

Johannesburg, South Africa

In the days following former president Nelson Mandela's passing, the streets of South Africa are flooding with mourners. World leaders are making their way to Johannesburg for the official memorial service on December 10, and the proceeding funeral commencing Sunday, December 15. Our condolences go out to the South African people during these times of sadness. Waze maps are constantly updated to show significant road closures and real-time traffic alerts reported by the local community.

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