Please see below for  live coverage of the State Memorial Service for the late former South African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela:

The programme for today, 10 December 2013, is as follows:

Mr Cyril Ramaphosa and Ms Baleka Mbete

11:00 – 15:00

National Anthem: Mass Choir

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Programme Directors

Tribute by Family Friend: Andrew Mlangeni

Tribute by Family: General Thanduxolo Mandela

Tribute by the Grandchildren: Mbuso Mandela

Andile Mandela

Zozuko Dlamini

Phumla Mandela

Tribute by UN Representative: Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

Tribute by AU Commission Chair: Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

Tribute by Foreign Dignitaries: President Barack Obama (USA)

President Dilma Rousseff (Brazil)

Vice-President Li Yuanchao (China)

President Hifikepunye Pohamba (Namibia)

President Pranab Mukherjee (India)

President Raúl Castro Ruz (Cuba)

Keynote Address by the President of the Republic of South Africa:

His Excellency Jacob Zuma

Sermon: Bishop Ivan Abrahams

Vote of Thanks: Premier of Gauteng, Nomvula Mokonyane


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