Slow handclap for the person responsible for this memorial displayed in the Indian city of Coimbatore.
A 30-foot bronze statue has been erected at the Union Buildings to commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela.
The former president of South Africa was buried among 450 relatives, political leaders and foreign celebrities in a private ceremony. The state funeral ceremony was attended by 4,500 family, friends and dignitaries.
The iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris lit up Friday night in the colors of the South African flag in memory of the late former president.
eNews Channel Africa reports that “fake” sign-language interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie faced criminal charges and may have served time in prison. Jantjie has denied the allegations, yet further details of a criminal past are emerging.
Men and women line up for hours to pay their final respects to Nelson Mandela, as they did in 1994 when the turned out to elect him the first black president of South Africa.
The former president’s body has been lying in the capital city of Pretoria for the past two days.
The sky over South Africa’s Union Buildings lit up with colors at the end of the second day of the public viewing.
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The Deaf Federation of South Africa says the interpreter, Thamsanqa Jantjie, was a “fake.” Jantjie says he was hallucinating angels during the service, but defended his performance.
After a procession through the city, Mandela’s coffin arrived at the Union Buildings for a viewing where it will lie in state for three days.
All over the world, people stop to honor to the legendary South African leader.
The memorial service was held in the same place Spain won the 2010 World Cup.
On Tuesday morning, tens of thousands of people gathered in the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium in Soweto, South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela’s life.
British Prime Minister David Cameron, Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, and President Obama pose for a photo during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. Michelle Obama is not amused.
“Your dignity and hope found expression in his life, and your freedom, your democracy is his cherished legacy.”
It happened during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
Despite late running trains, traffic, and unrelenting rain, thousands of mourners, including world leaders and celebrities, gathered together at First National Bank (FNB) Stadium in Soweto to remember Nelson Mandela.
“Mr. Speaker, make no mistake, Nelson Mandela is no friend to liberty, democracy, or human rights.”
It’s being reported that the Tibetan spiritual leader may have once again been denied a visa to enter South Africa.
“Nelson Mandela’s forgiveness, leadership, and class will always inspire me,” Schock says. “I am humbled to be leading so many of my colleagues in tribute to Nelson Mandela.”
What a difference less than a day makes.
“Nelson Mandela did great things for his country and was a brave man but he was not an AMERICAN!!!,” Sheriff Rick Clark wrote on Facebook.
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The U.S. mourns the former South African president.
My dad toiled away on anti-apartheid campaigns throughout the ’80s in California. In 1990, we got to see Nelson Mandela come to town.
The former South African president died Thursday at the age of 95. As news of his death spread, people around the world gathered to celebrate the life of the anti-apartheid leader.
Mandela ushered in the world’s first constitution to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation. “Nelson Mandela tore down oppression, united a rainbow nation, and always walked arm-in-arm with his LGBT brothers and sisters—and with all people—toward freedom,” Human Rights Campaign president says.