Photos | South Africa buries Mandela

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28 Responses to Photos | South Africa buries Mandela

  1. CarolMaeWY says:

    Thank you for sharing all these great photos and videos for those of us who couldn’t watch it.

  2. Listen to the interview Nelson Mandela had with Ted Koppel. At one point, Ted Koppel went silent. Madiba brought it.

  3. Dedicated to Nelson Mandela who ended Apartheid peacefully in South Africa and freed a whole nation.

  4. President Zuma will today unveil a 9-metre statue of Madiba on the Southern Lawns of the Union Buildings #ReconciliationDay #NelsonMandela— SA Gov News (@SAgovnews) December 16, 2013

  5. Yahtc says:

    May Madiba rest in peace and may God bless his soul in His loving embrace.

    Mandela Prayer Song – Sung by the Drakensberg Boys Choir

  6. Yahtc says:

    >”N’Kosi Sikeleli” by World Youth Choir/TRIBUTE to Nelson Mandela

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=TWSQLlZXEkE

    Published on Dec 6, 2013
    This short clip is published as a tribute to Nelson Mandela, day after his death on 05.12.2013. R.I.P.
    World Youth Choir ”N’Kosi Sikeleli” (South African national anthem) live in Cape Province in January 2001, conducted by Richter Grimbeek, South Africa.

  7. Yahtc says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=1J0qERo-kSw

    Published on Dec 6, 2013
    (Poem Lyrics Video) Tribute to Nelson Mandela: The world’s icon, a legendary leader, a genius extraordinaire, a hero….His name shall live on. May His soul rest in eternal peace.

  8. Yahtc says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=qKP7AUpfmU0

    Published on Dec 6, 2013
    Never before seen footage of Madiba dancing to a live performance of Irish band, The Corrs. #RIPNelsonMandela.

  9. Ametia says:

    This photo gallery is EXQUISITE, SG2. Thank you! My favorite photo is of the sisters in black,arm-in-arm. Graca & Winnie in particular, very moving.

  10. Yahtc says:

    Leaders, celebs say a final farewell to Nelson Mandela in childhood village

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/final-farewell-nelson-mandela-article-1.1548343

  11. Yahtc says:

  12. Yahtc says:

    These photos are magnificent! Thanks so much for your photo presentation, SG2!

  13. Nelson Mandela funeral: Former leader is laid to rest following graveside service for family and officials

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/nelson-mandela-funeral-former-leader-is-laid-to-rest-following-graveside-service-for-family-and-officials-9005937.html

    The former South African leader Nelson Mandela has been buried following a state funeral service at his home village of Qunu.

    Earlier the country paid tribute to its former leader with speeches, songs and a traditional Xhosa ceremony.

    Around 4,000 guests attended the proceedings, where family and friends spoke of their time with the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who died on 5 December aged 95.

    A smaller service for clan members, current and former heads of state, officials and clergymen followed on the hillside above the main marquee, where Mandela’s body was lowered into the ground.

    “Yours was truly a long walk to freedom and now you have achieved the ultimate freedom in the bosom of your maker, God almighty,” said Bishop Ziphozihle Siwa in the graveside sermon.

    “A great tree has fallen,” said tribal chief Ngangomhlaba Matanzima, a representative of Mandela’s family. “He is now going home to rest with his forefathers – we thank them for lending us such an icon.”

    Earlier today the former leaders’s casket was carried by gun carriage to a marquee outside his family home. It came to rest, draped in the South African flag, below the lectern where guests delivered their eulogies.

    Overlooked by a portrait of Mandela and a backdrop of 95 candles, Ahmed Kathrada, an anti-apartheid activist who was jailed alongside him on Robben Island, remembered his old friend’s “abundant reserves” of love, patience and tolerance.

  14. rikyrah says:

    this gallery is wonderful.

    thank you so much.

    the fly over with the South African flag was a fitting tribute.

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