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Journey: The Flag covered coffin carrying the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela is taken from his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, this morning as his beloved country began eight days of mourning

Journey: The Flag covered coffin carrying the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela is taken from his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, this morning as his beloved country began eight days of mourning

A world mourns his passing: Nelson Mandela whose courage in the face of persecution made him the most potent symbol of the struggle against apartheid - died last night

A world mourns his passing: Nelson Mandela, whose courage in the face of persecution made him the most potent symbol of the struggle against apartheid and inspired millions in his own country and around the world, died last night aged

Mr Mandela passed away at home after a long battle against illness. He was 95. He is pictured here accompanied by his wife Winnie walking out of Victor Verster Prison near Cape Town, a free man after 26 years of imprisonment

Mr Mandela passed away at home after a long battle against illness. He was 95. He is pictured here accompanied by his wife Winnie walking out of Victor Verster Prison near Cape Town, a free man after 27 years of imprisonment

Final picture: Nelson Mandela seated next to current South African president Jacob Zuma at his home in April this year as he struggled with ill health

Final picture: Nelson Mandela seated next to current South African president Jacob Zuma at his home in April this year as he struggled with ill health  

Poignant: Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu prays for the late South African president Nelson Mandela in Cape Town, his old friend

Poignant: Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu prays for the late South African president Nelson Mandela in Cape Town, his old friend Video alleges to show motorcade escorting Nelson Mandela's body

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma waves at a group of mourners outside the Johannesburg home of former president Nelson Mandela
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma outside the Johannesburg home of former president Nelson Mandela

Leader: President Jacob Zuma waves at a group of mourners and then speaks to the media outside the home where Nelson Mandela died, and announced that Madiba's funeral on Sunday, December 15

Outpouring of emotion: People gather to pay their last respects outside former President Mandela, singing songs of freedom and celebrating the life that changed the course of their country and inspired change around the planet

Outpouring of emotion: People gather to pay their last respects outside former President Mandela, singing songs of freedom and celebrating the life that changed the course of their country and inspired change around the planet

Paying tribute: Mourners gather to sing and dance around a huge painting of Nelson Mandela outside the house of the late South African president Nelson Mandela as the world digests life without Nelson Mandela

Paying tribute: Mourners gather to sing and dance around a huge painting of Nelson Mandela outside the house of the late South African president Nelson Mandela as the world digests life without Nelson Mandela

A mourner touches a photograph of the late South African president outside his Johannesburg home

A life that touched so many: A mourner touches a photograph of the late South African president outside his Johannesburg home this morning

Crowds: A woman, surrounded by children, outside the house of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg sings a song celebrating the life of one of the world's great leaders

Crowds: A woman, surrounded by children, outside the house of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg sings a song celebrating the life of one of the world's great leaders

Sad: A mother gathers her children in her arms as they pray for the Nobel Peace Prize winner who died last night

Sad: A mother gathers her children in her arms as they pray for the Nobel Peace Prize winner who died last night

Nation grieving: After months of illness Mandela passed away on Thursday night and families moved by what he did for their country have flocked to his homes and national monuments

Nation grieving: After months of illness Mandela passed away on Thursday night and families moved by what he did for their country have flocked to his homes and national monuments

First light: Through the darkness and through the night mourners have gathered to pay their respects to the statesman by leaving flowers, flags and lit candles

First light: Through the darkness and through the night mourners have gathered to pay their respects to the statesman by leaving flowers, flags and lit candles

The vigil outside Manela's home included groups of people singing and dancing in celebration of his life

Grief and joy: The mood of the vigil outside the former president's home in Houghton, Johannesburg, turned from quiet grief into an exuberant celebration of his life

Family: Ndileka Mandela, Nelson Mandela's granddaughter, gestures while on the phone as she visits his house

Family: Ndileka Mandela, Nelson Mandela's granddaughter, gestures while on the phone as she visits his house

Mr Mandela's efforts to heal his country after its long history of division made him one of the world¿s most loved leaders, viewed by millions of Africans as a secular saint

Mr Mandela's efforts to heal his country after its long history of division made him one of the world¿s most loved leaders, viewed by millions of Africans as a secular saint

Despite being allowed to return home three months ago, South Africa's first black president has not been able to move from a bedroom described as being a 'virtual 24 hour intensive care unit'

Despite being allowed to return home three months ago, South Africa's first black president has not been able to move from a bedroom described as being a 'virtual 24 hour intensive care unit'

Nelson Mandela whose courage in the face of persecution made him the most potent symbol of the struggle against apartheid - died last night

Nelson Mandela whose courage in the face of persecution made him the most potent symbol of the struggle against apartheid - died last night

Magical moment: On May 10 1994, in the nation's capital Pretoria, Nelson Mandela was sworn in as the first democratically elected President and gave the nation hope

Magical moment: On May 10 1994, in the nation's capital Pretoria, Nelson Mandela was sworn in as the first democratically elected President and gave the nation hope

Nelson Mandela was leader of the National Congress African, who was known as the 'Black Pimpernel' photographed in traditional dress in 1961
President Mandela in Johannesburg in 1994

Life of an icon: Nelson Mandela was leader of the National Congress African, photographed in traditional dress in 1961, was castigated and imprisoned, but after 27 years was released and rose to become one of the greatest figures of the past century, right in 1994

Happy couple: Nelson Mandela and his wife and wife Graca Machel, who married in 1998. Both were previously married

Happy couple: Nelson Mandela and his wife and wife Graca Machel, who married in 1998. Both were previously married

Moving: Prince William paid tribute to Nelson Mandela alongside the Duchess of Cambridge following last night's film premiere of Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom, where the couple were told as they watched it

Moving: Prince William paid tribute to Nelson Mandela alongside the Duchess of Cambridge following last night's film premiere of Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom, where the couple were told as they watched it

A man lays flowers by the statue of Nelson Mandela the former President of South Africa, at the side of the Royal Festival Hall on the south bank of London
People view and place tributes at a statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square

Outpouring: Monuments to 'Mandiba' in London are being surrounded by flowers and candles by those inspired by his example to the world

Crowds: A London statue of Mandela looks on to Westminster Abbey,the Houses of Parliament and dozens there to pay their respects

Crowds: A London statue of Mandela looks on to Westminster Abbey,the Houses of Parliament and dozens there to pay their respects

Piled high: A woman places flowers and reads the notes resting outside the South African embassy near Trafalgar Square

Piled high: A woman places flowers and reads the notes resting outside the South African embassy near Trafalgar Square

Embrace: A man with a South African scarf comforts a woman as they mourn the death 'Tata' Mandela in London

Embrace: A man with a South African scarf comforts a woman as they mourn the death 'Tata' Mandela in London

Father of a nation: Handwritten messages left for Nelson Mandela outside his home in Johannesburg

Father of a nation: Handwritten messages left for Nelson Mandela outside his home in Johannesburg

People wishing to pay their last respects gather outside Nelson Mandela's home in Johannesburg

People wishing to pay their last respects gather outside Nelson Mandela's home in Johannesburg

Crowds at Mandela's home paying their respects to the former president, who died on Thursday aged 95 and left a nation in mourning

Crowds at Mandela's home paying their respects to the former president, who died on Thursday aged 95 and left a nation in mourning

Mourners outside Mandela's home film the occasion on their mobile phones

Mourners outside Mandela's home film the occasion on their mobile phones

Dozens of journalists gathered outside Mandela's home

Dozens of journalists gathered outside Mandela's home

A woman adds a candle to a shrine outside Mandela's home

Tribute: As news of Mandela's death filtered out late last night, residents of Johannesburg came to the suburb where he lived to light candles in his honour

A mourner holds a newspaper during the all-night vigil outside Mandela's home

Mourners who joined the all-night vigil outside Mandela's home brought tributes with them - this man brought the front page of a newspaper commemorating his life

A man lights a candle outside the home of the former president

As dawn broke on the leafy suburb where Mandela died last night, mourners lit candles and laid flowers, flags and soft toys in a shrine for the former president

A framed portrait of the former president and flowers are placed outside Mandela's home on Friday

A framed portrait of the former president and flowers are placed outside Mandela's home on Friday

The vigil outside Manela's home included groups of people singing and dancing in celebration of his life

The vigil outside Manela's home included groups of people singing and dancing in celebration of his life

The freedom fighter passed away on Thursday night after a long illness - these mourners are pictured celebrating his remarkable life

Patriotic celebration: The mood of those outside Mandela's house turned from one of grief to one of joy as mourners danced and sang songs in his honour

Icon: Prime Minister David Cameron signs the book of condolence at the South African Embassy in central London this morning, and called him the 'hero of our time'

Icon: Prime Minister David Cameron signs the book of condolence at the South African Embassy in central London this morning, and called him the 'hero of our time'

Heartfelt: David Cameron used the message from Matthew 5:9 - 'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Children of God'

Heartfelt: David Cameron used the message from Matthew 5:9 - 'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Children of God'

Tribute: The Union and South African flags fly at half mast in Downing Street today while the Queen has also asked for the same to happen at Buckingham Palace

Tribute: The Union and South African flags fly at half mast in Downing Street today while the Queen has also asked for the same to happen at Buckingham Palace

A mother and daughter being interviewed by media outside President Nelson Mandela's home

Tears: Many of those who came to pay tribute to the man who gave them their freedom brought their children with them

South African people hold hands and mourn outside Mandela's house

Brought together by grief: South African people hold hands outside Mandela's house after learning of his death at the age of 95

People gather on Vilakazi Street in Soweto, where Mandela resided when he lived in the township

Tribute for our brother: People gather on Vilakazi Street in the black township of Soweto, where Mandela lived during the 1940s and 1950s

The Nobel Peace Prize winner was 95 when he passed away

The Nobel Peace Prize winner was 95 when he passed away

People read a newspaper on Vilakazi Street in Soweto, where Mandela once lived

People read a newspaper on Vilakazi Street in Soweto, where Mandela once lived - mourners marched around the block chanting his name

Two women console each other on Vilakazi Street in Soweto

Two women console each other on Vilakazi Street in Soweto - police officers watched as mourners sang songs, held hands and swayed outside Mandela's early home

Soldiers guard the moral giant's home in Qunu

In the village of Qunu, where Mandela grew up, soldiers with armoured vehicles guarded his childhood home, but again the feeling was one of peaceful remembrance

A makeshift memorial at South Africa House in London

A makeshift memorial at South Africa House in London

Members of the First AME Church Freedom Mass Choir pray in honour of the late anti-apartheid leader, whose image appears on the left, during choir rehearsal on Thursday in Los Angeles, California

Members of the First AME Church Freedom Mass Choir pray in honour of the late anti-apartheid leader, whose image appears on the left, during choir rehearsal on Thursday in Los Angeles, California

Far-reaching grief: Lungi Morrison, the granddaughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, sings after lighting a candle for Nelson Mandela outside the South African High Commission in London

Far-reaching grief: Lungi Morrison, the granddaughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, sings after lighting a candle for Nelson Mandela outside the South African High Commission in London

Taking to the streets: South Africans stand outside the Mandela family home after the death of Nelson Mandela. Citizens of the African nation took to the streets after their revered leader's death

Taking to the streets: South Africans stand outside the Mandela family home after the death of Nelson Mandela. Citizens of the African nation took to the streets after their revered leader's death

Mementos: Flowers, candles and tributes are left in memory of Nelson Mandela outside the South African High Commission across from Trafalgar Square in London

Mementos: Flowers, candles and tributes are left in memory of Nelson Mandela outside the South African High Commission across from Trafalgar Square in London, including a poster from the film about the leader that premiered in the UK the night of his death

Grateful nation: People sit behind burning candles for former president Nelson Mandela on hearing of his passing outside his Johannesburg home

Grateful nation: People sit behind burning candles for former president Nelson Mandela on hearing of his passing outside his Johannesburg home

Sad but celebratory: While many people looked sombre and visibly emotional following news of Mandela's death, others celebrated his achievements by dancing and singing

Sad but celebratory: While many people looked sombre and visibly emotional following news of Mandela's death, others celebrated his achievements by dancing and singing

Rapt: People listen to a radio outside Mr Mandela's house as news of his death was announced by South African president Jacob Zuma

Rapt: People listen to a radio outside Mr Mandela's house as news of his death was announced by South African president Jacob Zuma

A world indebted: Press gather outside Mandela's home. World leaders across the globe learned the somber news from South Africa's President Zuma

A world indebted: Press gather outside Mandela's home. World leaders across the globe learned the somber news from South Africa's President Zuma. Many of them, notably US President Barack Obama, expressed their indebtedness to the late freedom fighter

A nation mourns: South African president Jacob Zuma tells the world of Mandela's passing in this screen grab of his Thursday address

A nation mourns: South African president Jacob Zuma tells the world of Mandela's passing in this screen grab of his Thursday address

'I cannot fully imagine my life without the example that Nelson Mandela set,' said President Obama at a news conference. The White House said the US president will travel to South Africa to attend Mandela's fuenral

'I cannot fully imagine my life without the example that Nelson Mandela set,' said President Obama at a news conference. The White House said the US president will travel to South Africa to attend Mandela's fuenral

Just before his death: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they arrived Thursday night to the UK premier of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom just before the film's inspiration and subject died at 95

Just before his death: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they arrived Thursday night to the UK premier of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom just before the film's inspiration and subject died at 95

Just before his death: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they arrived Thursday night to the UK premier of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom just before the film's inspiration and subject died at 95
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and

The Duke and Duchess were in high spirits upon their arrival (left) to the Nelson Mandela film, unaware the great freedom fighter had died just hours before. They were discreetly told of his passing near the end of the film and left in a somber mood

Ominous timing: Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, greets Zindzi Mandela, right, and her sister Zenani, the daughters of former Nelson Mandela at the UK premier

Ominous timing: Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, greets Zindzi Mandela, right, and her sister Zenani, the daughters of former Nelson Mandela at the UK premier. The sisters reportedly only learned of their father's death as they watched the movie about his life

Press: A selection of UK newspapers react to the death of Nelson Mandela. South Africa's first black president died at the age of 95 at home in Johannesburg

Press: A selection of UK newspapers react to the death of Nelson Mandela. South Africa's first black president died at the age of 95 at home in Johannesburg

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Mandela in London. South Africans took to the streets of Johannesburg in their droves to mourn former president Nelson Mandela after news of his death broke

Mandela in London. South Africans took to the streets of Johannesburg in their droves to mourn former president Nelson Mandela after news of his death broke

He was initially treated for a lung infection, but with three weeks his condition, it was announced, had turned 'critical'
he South African government has never disclosed the full extent of his illness, but reputable news sources revealed that his liver and kidneys were functioning at just 50 percent

The South African government has never disclosed the full extent of his illness, but reputable news sources revealed that his liver and kidneys were functioning at just 50 percent. South Africans took to the streets of Johannesburg in their droves to mourn former president Nelson Mandela after news of his death broke


Here UK Prime Minister David Cameron, meets with Mandela in 2006 in Johannesburg

Here UK Prime Minister David Cameron, meets with Mandela in 2006 in Johannesburg. Cameron led the UK tributes to the South African leader Thursday. 'Nelson Mandela showed us the true meaning of courage, hope, and reconciliation,' said the PM

In this 2011 meeting, the first daughters Malia (left) and Sasha (right) join their mother Michelle Obama for a meeting with Mandela

In this 2011 meeting, the first daughters Malia (left) and Sasha (right) join their mother Michelle Obama for a sit down with Mandela

Unforgettable pose: Prime Minister David Cameron meets with Mandela 2008, as the South African leader shoots his famously endearing grin

Unforgettable pose: Prime Minister David Cameron meets with Mandela in 2008, as the South African leader shoots his famously endearing grin

Nelson Mandela is pictured during a visit by former U.S. president Bill Clinton on July 17, 2012 at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, on the eve of his 94th birthday

Nelson Mandela is pictured during a visit by former U.S. president Bill Clinton on July 17, 2012 at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, on the eve of his 94th birthday

Pope John Paul II with Mandela in 1995. The former lawyer spent 27 years in apartheid prisons for his political beliefs before becoming South Africa's first black president

Pope John Paul II with Mandela in 1995. The former lawyer spent 27 years in apartheid prisons for his political beliefs before becoming South Africa's first black president

Mandela and Princess Diana speak with the press after meeting in the Mandela's home, Genadendal, in Cape Town, South Africa

Mandela and Princess Diana speak with the press after meeting in the Mandela's home, Genadendal, in Cape Town, South Africa

Late singer Whitney Houston cuddles up to Pres Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria

Late singer Whitney Houston cuddles up to Pres Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria

Upcoming release: A still from The Weinstein Company shows Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela in the upcoming film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Upcoming release: A still from The Weinstein Company shows Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela in the upcoming film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Comment by Mama Malaika on December 7, 2013 at 15:17
Afadhali apumzike babu wa watu
Comment by ANGELA JULIUS on December 7, 2013 at 11:54

R.I.P  TATA MADIBA

Comment by ANANGISYE KEFA on December 7, 2013 at 9:06

imetosha nenda kapumzike tata mandela.

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