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Gallery: Nelson Mandela memorial

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  1. An image of Nelson Mandela is displayed on a digital screen as workers construct a stage ahead of Mandela's national memorial service at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  2. People build the stage at the FNB stadium ahead of memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng
  3. Members of the SAPS elite Special Task Force arrives ahead of Nelson Mandela's national memorial service at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  4. A man reaches for his daughter, while workers line up outside the FNB stadium where the memorial service for Nelson Mandela will take place. Photo: AP
  5. US President Barack Obama is welcomed upon his arrival on Air Force One to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  6. People arrive at the FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  7. People arrive at FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  8. People arrive at the FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  9. An image of Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto ahead of his memorial service. Photo: AP
  10. People arrive at First National Bank FNB Stadium ahead of a mass memorial for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  11. People arrive at the FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  12. US President Barack Obama (3rd L) and first lady Michelle Obama (C) are escorted upon their arrival on Air Force One to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  13. People start singing as they arrive for a mass memorial for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  14. People start singing as they arrive for a mass memorial for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  15. A woman is pictured at the FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters
  16. A man waits for the start of the mass memorial Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  17. People sing and dance in heavy rain while waiting for the start of the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  18. A woman sings while braving heavy rain as she waits for the start of the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  19. A woman with tears in her eyes braves heavy rain as she waits for the start of the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  20. A placard showing a picture of Nelson Mandela is seen on the pavement outside the FN) Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  21. A woman holds a portrait of Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  22. People arrive at the FN) Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  23. A man waves a South African flag as people arrive at FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  24. People start singing as they arrive for a mass memorial for lNelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: Reuters
  25. A man waves a South African flag as people arrive at the FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  26. People arrive at FNB Stadium ahead of the national memorial service Nelson Mandela. Photo: Reuters
  27. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows former South African president FW de Klerk and his wife arriving at the memorial service. Photo: AFP
  28. Jean De Villiers and Francoise Pienaar at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  29. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu (L) and UN and Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi arriving at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  30. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows President Jacob Zuma arriving at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  31. Charlize Theron attends the memorial service of Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  32. U2's lead singer Bono and Charlize Theron attend the memorial service of Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  33. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arriving at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  34. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara (L) arriving at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  35. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows French President Francois Hollande (L) and former French president Nicolas Sarkozy arriving at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  36. Sweden's Princess Victoria is seen in the VIP tribunes during the memorial service of Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  37. Winnie Mandela Madikizela arrives at the FNB Stadium to attend the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  38. Zindzi Mandela, Zenani Mandela, Makaziwe Mandela, Winnie Mandela Madikizela and Graca Machel attend the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  39. Winnie Mandela Madikizela (R) at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  40. Graca Machel at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  41. Winnie Mandela, Madikizela (L) and Graca Machel (R) attend the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  42. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows US President Barack Obama (C) and First Lady Michelle Obama (R) attending the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  43. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows British model Naomi Campbell (L) arriving at FNB Stadium to attend the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  44. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows President Jacob Zuma attending the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  45. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivering a speech during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  46. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi Mandela attending the memorial service for her late father. Photo: AFP
  47. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela (L) attending the memorial service for his late grandfather. Photo: AFP
  48. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows late South African President Nelson Mandela's grandson Mbuso Mandela (L) delivering a speech next to great-granddaughter Phumla Mandela (C) and grandson Zozuko Dlamini Mandela during the memorial service. Photo: AFP
  49. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows ANC National Chairman Baleka Mbete delivering a speech during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  50. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows France's President Francois Hollande (R) and his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy attending the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  51. People sing the South African anthem during the memorial service of Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  52. US President Barack Obama attends the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  53. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows former British Prime Minister John Major (backL) shaking hands with former US President George W. Bush (backR) as they arrive at FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  54. Former US President George W. Bush (top 2L) and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) arrive for the memorial service of Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium. Photo: AFP
  55. US President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium.
  56. US President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium.
  57. US President Barack Obama (R) talks with the widow of late South African President Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  58. A screengrab taken from the SABC live feed shows Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff delivering a speech during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  59. A man raises his fist as he watches the retransmission of the memorial service for late former South African president Nelson Mandela. Photo: AFP
  60. British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) greeting South African minister Maite Emily Nkoana-Mashabane on arrival at the FNB Stadium. Photo: GCIS
  61. A woman holds a portrait of late former South African president Nelson Mandela as she attends the retransmission of the memorial service for Mandela, in front of the city hall in Durban. AFP PHOTO / Anesh Debiky
 

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