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Qunu villagers look to cash in on Madiba

By Sikho Ntshobane | 2013-06-11 06:38:21.0

WHILE the world prays for former president Nelson Mandela's quick recovery in hospital, villagers in his birthplace of Qunu near Mthatha, Eastern Cape, are not leaving anything to chance.

Some of the residents are preparing to turn their homes into home-stay accommodation as they said there might not be enough accommodation in their village for visitors should the statesman die.

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