Mourning Mandela: Day 4 - AS IT HAPPENED PART 2

2013-12-09 14:53

Tributes continue to pour in for former president Nelson Mandela, as world leaders start arriving for his memorial service. See the latest updates here.


Jump to

Last Updated at 14:24

World leaders and celebrities are flying into South Africa as the country prepares for Nelson Mandela's memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Soweto on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, tributes continue to pour in for the elder statesman, as the country prepares to say farewell.

It's an emotional time for South Africans, and many around the world. Share your fondest memories of Madiba with us by either e-mailing or uploading them.

17:00 - 

16:54 - 

16:50 - 

16:48 - Mothlante: How do we move on after 'mythic proportions' Mandela?

16:42 - 

16:41 - 

16:40 - 

16:37 - 

16:33 - 

16:30 - 

16:29 - 

16:28 - 

16:27 - 

16:26 - 

16:24 - 

16:22 - 

16:21 - Doctors warned Mandela was dying

16:19 - 

16:17 - Nelson Mandela’s activism remembered at AIDS and STIs conference

16:15 -

16:13 - 

16:11 -

16:11 -

16:09 -

16:08 -

16:07 -

16:06 -

16:04 -

16:02 -

16:00 - 

15:54 -

15:52 -

15:46 - 

15:44 - 

15:42 - 

15:36 - 

15:35 - 

15:34 - 

15:31 - 

15:30 - 

15:27 - 

15:25 - 

15:19 - 

15:17 - The widow who made a 'decent man' of Mandela

15:15 - 

15:14 - 

15:13 - Candle lit at Mandela's cell

15:10 - 

15:08 - 

15:06 -

15:05 - Qunu gearing up for funeral

15:01 - 

14:59 - 

14:57 - 

14:57 - 

14:56 -

14:55 - 

14:54 - 

Jump to

Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside News24


Zuma: Pray for peaceful polls

President Jacob Zuma has asked members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to pray for peaceful elections on 7 May.


Latest elections multimedia

Why Jack Parow wants you to vote on 7 May
The ad the SABC doesn't want to air
Elections 2014 in one cartoon
This year's election posters
  • Friday Grabouw - 11:32 AM
    Road name: N2 Eastbound
    DELAYS between Sir Lowrys Pass and Grabouw
  • Friday Cape Town - 10:14 AM
    Road name: M3 Inbound
    EVENT - left lane closed between Rhodes Avenue and UCT
More traffic reports...

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Escape winter, head to Mauritius

Escape winter by spending 7 nights in Mauritius' tropical bliss from R13 215 per person sharing. Includes return flights, airport transfers and accommodation. Book now! - shop online today

Get many eggs in one basket!

Gaming bundles: 2 Super Hits games for R99, 3 Disney games for R99 and more + exclusive accessory bundles only available on While stocks last. Shop now!

25% off bestselling books!

The Real Meal Revolution by Tim Noakes, Jeffrey Archer’s Be Careful What You Wish for, Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor E. Frank and many more titles. Shop now!

Up to 25% off electronics

Buy top electronics and save up to 25%. Such as’s 1# selling product the gobii eReader, Patriot X Porter flash drive, Asus Nexus 7” 3G tablet, Samsung Galaxy SIII, Lenovo G580 Notebook and many more. Shop now!

DStv HD PVR Decoder now R949

The DStv HD PVR Decoder has further revolutionised the television experience with lifelike viewing, sharper images, more vibrant colours and precision picture quality. Now R949, save R550. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off appliances & homeware

Save up to 30% on appliances and homeware this Easter! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Samsung Galaxy Y

The Samsung Y (Young) is tiny but powerful with Android...

From R1499.00

I'm shopping for:


You may find yourself putting in that extra effort on looking good and making an impression. more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.