‘He was not a bust made of marble – he was a man of flesh and blood’

Watch video of US president Barack Obama’s stirring tribute to Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 10 December, at a memorial service attended by over 90 heads of state and government and, despite the pouring rain, tens of thousands of ordinary South Africans.

Video courtesy of the White House.

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