Mandela memorial

A erimony at Soweto's Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg was attended by over 100 world leaders and marked by Obama's handshake to cuban leader Raul Castro. Mandela's diplomacy survives as South Africa says goodbye to Madiba. A live coverage from on stage speechs to behind the scenes pictures.

  1. A street in Akasia, to the north of Pretoria, was renamed Nelson Mandela street on the same day as Mandela’s memorial service in the FNB Stadium, in Johannesburg,
  2. #BMW #SOUTHAFRICA honour a #NelsonMandela
  3. An international "selfie" photo. US president with british and danish PMs.
  4. COPYRIGHT AFP PHOTO / ROBERTO SCHMIDTROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
    COPYRIGHT AFP PHOTO / ROBERTO SCHMIDTROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
  5. Obama's historic handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro during Mandela's memorial

    U.S. President Barack Obama shook the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of two nations at loggerheads for more than half a century.


  6. Historic handshake: Obama greets Cuba's leader Raul Castro at Mandela memorial
  7. President Obama Speaks at the National Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela
  8. Another image to retain, beyond rivalries is the former and actual french president chat during the cerimony. Nicolas Sarkozy and François Hollande travelled to South Africa in different planes but they sitted side by side during the event. The "Mandela's magic" operated also on George W.Bush and Bill Clinton.

  9. Talking about Bono, here's the U2 tribute song to Nelson Mandela, released in November - Ordinary Love.
  10. U2 - Ordinary Love (From Mandela OST) Lyric Video
  11. This video shows a crowd gathered in Durban to follow Mandela memorial.

  12. Amazing experience watching the #mandela memorial at #durbancityhall ❤️
  13. Workers stop to watch Mandela memorial at the Liberty Life offices in Braamfontein.

  14. Nelson Mandela Tribute #proudly #south #african #liberty #boos #for #zuma haha #nelson #mandela
  15. Barack Obama now speaking at Mandela Memorial. Follow live here:  http://www.euronews.com/news/streaming-live/ 
  16. "Today South Africa is at the centre of the universe...and FNB stadium is at the centre of SA ". The message on this picture of Soweto stadium published by the SA presidency on twitter.
  17. In Durban, like in all south african major cities, people are gathered around large TV screens to follow the cerimony.
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