Capturing Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

The Nelson Mandela’s memorial service has just been concluded in Soweto-South Africa, with leaders across the world attending the service. China, US, Israel, Brazil among other nations were represented during the memorial service. All paid tributes to the late icon and examined how his life and example had touched so many around him.

Here is how the events unfolded on our Social Media platform.

The memorial was tweeted step-by-step as the event unfolded

Here is a collection of our audience’s thoughts about Mandela and his legacy which they left on our facebook page comments

Mourners across the globe gather at the FNB stadium for the Mandela’s memorial service. Various world leaders are in…

Posted by CGTN Africa on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Chinese Vice President, Barack Obama, the President of the United States, and  Ban Ki-moon the Secretary General of the United Nations were just three of many world leaders that paid their respects to Nelson Mandela

A collection of images from the day