Rest in peace Nelson Mandella

20131205-194212.jpgMandela died of a lung infection on 5 December 2013 at around 20:50 UTC at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg surrounded by his family. He was 95. His death was announced by President Jacob Zuma.
On 6 December, Zuma announced a national mourning period of ten days, with the main event being an official memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. He declared Sunday 8 December a national day of prayer and reflection: “We call upon all our people to gather in halls, churches, mosques, temples, synagogues and in their homes to pray and hold prayer services and meditation reflecting on the life of Madiba and his contribution to our country and the world.”


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  1. Salim Şen says:

    “Nelson Mandela, is seen as a person who guided his nation to peace in peace, by serving his nation as President of South Africa. President lived a life in sacrifices, even after his passing away, the nation and world will remember his services to peace. Rest in peace Mr. President.God save all of the members of your nation ”
    Prof. Dr. Salim Şen, Ankara, Turkey.


    1. Alpha says:

      Indeed Salim, thank you for commenting.


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