President Obama Speech At Nelson Mandela Funeral: Transcript

President Barack Obama spoke at the funeral for Nelson Mandela today, and The White House provided a transcript of his remarks. They appear below. President Obama spoke at First National … Read More

Obama arrives for Mandela service, celebration – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG — Thousands of South Africans filled trains and buses and headed to a soccer stadium where President Obama and other leaders from around the globe were honoring Nelson … Read More

World leaders, singing crowds gather for Mandela memorial – Reuters

ReutersJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honor Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will … Read More

Mandela memorial service: Mourners gather in Johannesburg – BBC News

BBC NewsTens of thousands of mourners are expected in Johannesburg for a memorial service for Nelson Mandela. US President Barack Obama and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be … Read More

Massive crowds expected at the stadium for Mandela – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Presidents and grandchildren will join a massive throng of mourners Tuesday for a tribute to Nelson Mandela, the embodiment of this nation’s struggle for democracy … Read More

Mourners converge on home where Mandela died – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Hundreds of people continued to be drawn Sunday night to the home where Nelson Mandela died quietly with his family around him. Some came to … Read More

South Africans on Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – BBC News

BBC NewsSouth Africans are flocking to the cinemas to watch a film about their former President, Nelson Mandela. The movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, starring British actor Idris Elba, … Read More

Portraying Nelson Mandela hits close to home for Idris Elba – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBritish actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a “beautiful moment” in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story. This summer, Elba starred in … Read More