Public Viewing of Mandela's Body Begins

Members of the public began filing past the body of former president Nelson Mandela as it lay in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

South Africans Bid Farewell to Nelson Mandela

PHOTO ESSAYS: South Africans Bid Farewell to Nelson Mandela

Members of the public waiting to board a bus to go see Nelson Mandela's remains at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

  • South Africa:  Public Greet Mandela Procession

    South African Press Association, 11 December 2013

    Members of the public shouted and sang as the procession bearing the body of former president Nelson Mandela made its way from One Military Hospital to the Union Buildings in ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Public Line Madiba Street Waiting for Procession

    South African Press Association, 11 December 2013

    A handful of people waited in Madiba Street near the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Wednesday morning for the procession bearing former president Nelson Mandela's body. read more »

  • South Africa:  Mandela Public Viewing Begins

    South African Press Association, 12 December 2013

    Members of the public began filing past the body of former president Nelson Mandela as it lay in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday morning. read more »

  • South Africa:  Absolute Silence as Public Views Mandela's Body

    South African Press Association, 12 December 2013

    There was absolute silence as members of the public filed past former president Nelson Mandela's body at the Union Buildings on Thursday. read more »

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People queue up to go to the Union Buildings to view the body of former President Mandela lying in state.

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