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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, has schizophrenia and has been violent in the past.
South Africa's second biggest grocer Pick n Pay will donate all its takings countrywide on Sunday to charity, one of several gestures of respect from local businesses on the day of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela's funeral. Nobel peace laureate Mandela's death last Thursday has triggered an outpouring of sorrow, combined with celebration and thanksgiving for his illustrious life among his 53 million countrymen and millions more around the world. "I have decided that the most positive and fitting contribution that Pick n Pay can make is to donate all profits that we make from sales in our stores on Sunday to charitable causes," Chief Executive Richard Brasher said in a statement.