Fifteen Arrested in Fraud Allegations of Nelson Mandela’s 2013 funeral

funeral of the former president, Nelson Mandela, in 2013.
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Fifteen people in South Africa are facing fraud charges relating to the funeral of the former president, Nelson Mandela, in 2013.

They include prominent members of the ruling African National Congress in the Eastern Cape province. They have not commented on the allegations.

Prosecutors accuse them of corruption and money-laundering amounting to nearly $700,000 (£500,000).

Mandela was the country's first Black leader after apartheid ended in 1994.

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