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South Africa Has Unveiled A New Statue Of Nelson Mandela

A 30-foot bronze statue has been erected at the Union Buildings to commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela.

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President Zuma spoke to the media after unveiling the statue, and at Mandela's funeral on Sunday, had said: "As your journey ends today, ours must continue in earnest... South Africa will continue to rise because we dare not fail you."

Cate Sevilla is the UK managing editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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