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Gallery: Madiba smiles down on Pretoria

A smiling new statue of Nelson Mandela stands nine metres tall, looking out over and embracing Pretoria with outstretched arms.

The Royal Cape Yacht Club sailed round Robben Island in a Mandela tribute. Nelson Mandela, Yacht Club, Sailing Ships, South Africa, Westerns, Cape, Boat, News, Gallery

Gallery: Sailing for Madiba

The Royal Cape Yacht Club sailed round Robben Island in a Mandela tribute.

SOUTH AFRICA, QUNU : Candles are lit under a portrait of Neslon Mandela before the funeral ceremony of South African former president Nelson Mandela in Qunu on December Mandela, the revered. Military Guard, Funeral Ceremony, Africa Flag, Gil Scott Heron, Honor Guard, Nelson Mandela, Mandela Art, Lest We Forget, Former President

Gallery: Nelson Mandela laid to rest

After 10-days of mourning, South Africa and the world will say their final goodbyes to Nelson Mandela.

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Gallery: Mthatha welcomes Mandela home

Nelson Mandela's casket was taken in military procession from Mthatha to Qunu, allowing locals a chance to say goodbye to their most famous son.

Villagers form Qunu, where Nelson Mandela will be buried, lined the streets waiting for his funeral cortege to arrive. Favorite Son, Waiting For Him, Nelson Mandela, Cape, Sons, Gallery, Mantle, Cabo, Roof Rack

Gallery: Qunu awaits its favourite son

Villagers form Qunu, where Nelson Mandela will be buried, lined the streets waiting for his funeral cortege to arrive.

Nelson Mandela's family have arrived in Mthatha where his remains are being flown ahead of the state funeral in Qunu. Nelson Mandela, Funeral, In This World, The Man, Finals, South Africa, Cape, Captain Hat, Gallery

Gallery: Mandela family arrive in Mthatha

Nelson Mandela’s family have arrived in Mthatha where his remains are being flown ahead of the state funeral in Qunu.

Nelson Mandela's remains left Pretoria aboard a Hercules transport plane en route to Mthatha, ahead of his burial at Qunu. Nelson Mandela, Hercules, News, Gallery, Roof Rack

Gallery: Madiba’s remains go home

Nelson Mandela's remains left Pretoria aboard a Hercules transport plane en route to Mthatha, ahead of his burial at Qunu.

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Gallery: ANC says goodbye to Madiba

Emotions ran high during the African National Congress send-off for Nelson Mandela at Waterkloof Airforce Base.

Madiba Nelson Mandela turned 91 on July The former President of the Republic of South Africa and ANC leader, was honored in Africa and throughout the world. Mandela was a political prisoner for over 27 years. Citation Nelson Mandela, Nelson Mandela Quotes, Karl Marx, Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Nietzsche, Carl Jung, Mahatma Gandhi, Salvador Dali

Gallery: Mandela the fashion icon

The colourful Madiba shirts that Nelson Mandela wore with such charisma had a marked influence on fashion. [VIDEO]

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Gallery: Cape Town pays tribute to Madiba

Thousands packed Cape Town Stadium for the Nelson Mandela: a life celebrated event.

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Gallery: Mandela lying in state

The body of Nelson Mandela is lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, following a procession from 1 Military hospital.

From the man to the statesman, Cape Times chief photographer Michael Walker has captured Nelson Mandela throughout the years. White Cape, Black And White, Nelson Mandela, Times, Black N White, Black White

Mandela: A life in black and white

From the man to the statesman, Cape Times chief photographer Michael Walker has captured Nelson Mandela throughout the years.

Tens of thousands of South Africans and more than 90 world leaders are gathering at the FNB stadium today to pay tribute to one man. Nelson Mandela, World Leaders, South Africa, Memories, History, Gallery, Africans, News, Memoirs

Gallery: Nelson Mandela memorial

Grieving South Africans will mourn alongside presidents and priests at Nelson Mandela’s memorial at FNB Stadium.

Nelson Mandela's national memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 2013 in Johannesburg. Nelson Mandela, Business News, World, The World

The world mourns Nelson Mandela's passing

Nelson Mandela's national memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2013 in Johannesburg.

South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela, celebrating his remarkable life with dance, song and prayer. Nelson Mandela, Ladder Decor, South Africa, African, News, Gallery, Roof Rack

Gallery: A nation in mourning

South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela, celebrating his remarkable life with dance, song and prayer.

There were black armbands, ribbons and moments of silence or applause as the sports world stopped to remember Tata. Moment Of Silence, Nelson Mandela, Ribbons, Dolores Park, In This Moment, Gallery, Sports, Hs Sports, Bias Tape

Gallery: Sport pauses to honour Madiba

There were black armbands, ribbons and moments of silence or applause as the sports world stopped to remember Tata.