by Abiodun Omigie
British supermodel Naomi Campbell reacts after viewing the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela. photo: AP/Reuters/AFP/Getty pictures
Supermodel Naomi Campbell used to be in tears as she viewed the coffin of the late Nelson Mandela as the good anti- apartheid icon and former president of South Africa lied in state on the Union buildings in Pretoria.
tons of of individuals broke into song and danced because the funeral cortege of Nelson Mandela passed in the course of the streets of Pretoria.
Mandela’s grandson Mandla visited the open casket of his grandfather, followed through his second spouse Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and 0.33 spouse Graca Machel, in addition to South Africa’s current president Jacob Zuma.
U2 singer Bono used to be every other entertainer on the web page. World leaders equivalent to Sri Lanka‘s Mahinda Rajapaksa and Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, also paid tribute to the worldwide icon.
Mandela died on Thursday December 5 2013 , aged 95 and can be buried on Sunday December 15, 2013 in Qunu, his ancestral house in the japanese Cape province.
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squaddies salute Mandela’s coffin because it leaves the 1 defense force clinic on the outskirts of Pretoria
The physique of Mandela is driven throughout the streets of the capital Pretoria
hundreds of South Africans thronged the streets of downtown Pretoria to pay their respects to their first black president
South Africans waved as the hearse conveying the coffin Nelson Mandela travels in the course of the boulevard of Pretoria
armed forces officers carrying the casket of Nelson Mandela into the Union buildings in Pretoria.
Naomi Campbell was overcome with emotion on the website in Pretoria the place Mandela’s physique is on display
present South African president, Zuma was joined via Mandela’s widow Graca Michel, wearing black at the site
Winnie Mandela used to be clad in black as she went to peer the casket of her late ex-husband
Zuma bows down in respect as he views Mandela’s physique on the Union constructions
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe also joined the crowds at the viewing
Former South African president Thabo Mbeki (R) walks on after paying his respects on the coffin of Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the union building
Musician Bono walks between his wife Ali Hewson (L) and Zelda La Grange (R), former assistant of the late Nelson Mandela after viewing his coffin as he lies in state at the Union constructing in Pretoria
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