A girl carrying a portrait of the late former South African president Nelson Mandela attends a state memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, south Africa, Dec. 10, 2013. Memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela started in Johannesburg on Tuesday as tens of thousands of mourners and more than 90 world leaders gather in rain to remember Mandela at memorial. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)
Grand Mandela memorial service held in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- The South African government on Tuesday held the national memorial service here, honoring the late anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Braving the pouring rain and chilly wind, some 100,000 mouring people gathered at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium in Johannesburg.Full Story
South Africa takes pride in Mandela moment: Zuma
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday Nelson Mandela is one man of a kind and "there is no one quite like him."Full Story
World leaders gather to remember icon Mandela
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- World leaders and tens of thousands of South Africans on Tuesday gathered in rain at a stadium in South Africa's Johannesburg to honor former South African President Nelson Mandela.Full Story