Monday 29 December 2014

The funeral cortege of Nelson Mandela

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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 12:  People cross a junction after watching the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
People cross a junction after watching the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People wait to watch the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People take photos as the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela makes its way along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa
A man sits on a curb as people wait in line to view the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings on December 11, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People waiting in line react as they are informed by a police officer that they will not be able to view the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings on December 11, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People wait in line to view the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings on December 11, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People wait in line to view the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings on December 11, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Nelson Mandela's body will lie in state for three days as part of a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President.
Nelson Mandela's body will lie in state for three days as part of a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95.
People look from a balcony as they wait to see the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela as it is transported for a second day of public viewing at the Union Buildings on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People wait to watch the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People wait to watch the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People wait to watch the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People line the street to see the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela as it makes its way towards the Union Buildings for the second day of public viewing on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Mourners dance and sing after the passing of the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela along Madiba St on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
eople wait to watch the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela pass along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People line the street to see the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela as it makes its way towards the Union Buildings for the second day of public viewing on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Nelson Mandela's body will lie in state for three days as part of a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa.
Thousands of people wait in line to view former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state on the second of three days at Union Buildings on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People line the street to see the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela as it makes its way towards the Union Buildings for the second day of public viewing on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Thousands of people wait in line to view former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state on the second of three days at Union Buildings on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Police hold back a crowd as they wait to see the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela leave the Union Buildings on December 11, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Nelson Mandela's body will lie in state for three days as part of a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President.
People dance and sing as they wait in line to view former South African president Nelson Mandela as he lies in state on the second of three days at Union Buildings on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa.
The body of South African president Nelson Mandela makes its way along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
The funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela makes its way along Madiba St towards Union Buildings where the anti-apartheid hero will lay in state for the second of three days on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
People line the street to see the funeral cortege of former South African president Nelson Mandela as it makes its way towards the Union Buildings for the second day of public viewing on December 12, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

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