Mandela Memorial Service

The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A man sings passionately as he waits for the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A man sings passionately as he waits for the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public arrive for the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Singer Bono and South African actor Charlize Theron arrive for the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Rain falls on a poster of Nelson Mandela sitting in the window of a bus outside of Ellis Park before a telecast of the Nelson Mandela memorial service on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public sing and dance inside the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public gather to watch the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela on a large screen inside the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A girl waves a South African flag while watching the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela on a large screen inside the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A woman prays during the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama look at a the program while attend the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A member of the public attends the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A member of the public attends the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the public attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: (2nd-L-R) Cuban President Raul Castro, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Andrew Mlangeni listen as United States President Barack Obama speaks during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) delivers remarks during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) and South Africa President Jacob Zuma (C) at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Two young women attend the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: United States President Barack Obama speaks during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: United States President Barack Obama speaks during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A man arrives with Daily Sun covers at Ellis Park to watch a telecast of the Nelson Mandela memorial service on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: People sing and dance while attending a telecast of the Nelson Mandela memorial service at Ellis Park on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: People sing and dance while attending a telecast of the Nelson Mandela memorial service at Ellis Park on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the MK sing and dance during the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Members of the MK sing and dance during the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the FNB Stadium, on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
The Official Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela Is Held In Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leave the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Categories: Local News Photos Politics
View Comments

Latest Galleries

Gov. Andrew Cuomo In Cuba
ESB Celebrates 1010 WINS' 50th Anniversary
ACM Awards 2015: Red Carpet Looks
Queens Crash Involving Truck, School Bus
Rally To Raise Minimum Wage
Rally Against Police-Related Deaths
Chopper 880: Citi Field Opener
Yankees Opening Day
blog comments powered by Disqus