South Africa's official period of mourning for former President Nelson Mandela will culminate in his funeral a week from Sunday. Mandela's death left South Africans with "a sense of profound and enduring loss," says the nation"s president, Jacob Zuma. His compatriots, as well as foreign visitors, are flocking in homage to the Mandela homes in Soweto and Johannesburg.
South Africans Mourn Mandela, Celebrate His Life
By Ofeibea Quist-Arcton • Dec 7, 2013
Originally published on December 7, 2013 4:33 pm