Mandela memorial: 10 key moments from Barack Obama’s speech

2013-12-10 15:16

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When US President Barack Obama took to the stage at a soaked FNB Stadium this afternoon, his speech brought both world leaders and ordinary South Africans to their feet. Here are the 10 key moments from that speech:

2. He noted that Mandela, despite his status as a global icon, always considered himself as just a man – a gentle reminder well received by South Africans who recognise and often embrace Mandela’s flaws as much as they celebrate his strengths.

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