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Mandela goodbye for ANC members ahead of state funeral – BBC News

BBC NewsMembers of the African National Congress have paid final tributes to Nelson Mandela at a ceremony ahead of Sunday’s funeral. President Jacob Zuma and other ANC leaders attended the event, which included a multi-faith service and a musical tribute.Mandela’s Body Flown to Home Province for Funeral and BurialNew York TimesNelson Mandela’s remains flown to […]

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Mandela memorial: From ‘rainbow nation’ to ‘rain boo nation’ – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Jacob Zuma’s booing at the Nelson Mandela memorial is a topical issue here in South Africa, with local media leading with headlines such as “Rain boo nation”. Calling this the “beginning of the end” of Mr Zuma’s presidency would be overstating it …Thousands of South Africans Bid Emotional Goodbye to Mandela (1)BusinessweekTens of […]

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South Africans Celebrate First Black President, but Boo the Current One – TIME

TIMEThousands, including dozens of global dignitaries, piled into Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela. But when current President Jacob Zuma took the stage, he was roundly jeered. By Alex Perry / Qunu, South Africa …Body of Nelson Mandela Lies in State in PretoriaNew York TimesNelson Mandela’s body lying in state […]

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Mandela death: ‘Day of prayer’ in South Africa – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of South Africans are expected to take part in a day of “prayer and reflection” for late President Nelson Mandela. President Jacob Zuma will attend a service in a Methodist church in Johannesburg, with other multi-faith services planned throughout …African National Congress faces tough road without MandelaUSA TODAYUN chief to attend Mandela’s memorial […]