South Africa is in a period of 10 days of national mourning after the death of Nelson Mandela. » Attend a memorial service. Sunday, December 8, has been declared a national day of prayer and reflection. Zuma has called on people “to gather in halls, churches, mosques, temples, synagogues and in their homes for prayer services and meditation, reflecting on the life of Madiba and his contribution to our country and the world”. Find a gathering or organise your own.