Zuma: Mandela statue ‘a reminder of commitment to better life for all’

2013-12-16 16:21

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The 9-metre statue of former president Nelson Mandela, unveiled at the Union Buildings today, will forever remind South Africans of “his commitment to an improved quality of life for all”, President Jacob Zuma has said.

The 10-day mourning period, which ended with Mandela’s burial in an intimate ceremony after the service in Qunu yesterday, was the most difficult period, not only for Africa, but the entire world, said Zuma.

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