Paying Homage to Nelson Mandela

1454839_10100768285736524_1749214478_nPresident Jacob Zuma of South Africa has announced a 10 day period of mourning following the death of Nelson Mandela.


December 8th 2013:  South Africa will hold a national day of prayer and reflection

December 9th: The South African houses of parliament will be recalled from recess for a special session to honor Nelson Mandela

December 10th: A public memorial service will be held at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa

December 11th – December 13th: Nelson Mandela’s body will lie in state at the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa and during this time memorials will be held around the world including Washington D.C.

December 14th: Nelson Mandela’s body will be flown to the town of Mthatha, where it will be driven through the streets of his childhood village of Qunu, South Africa

December 15th: Nelson Mandela will be buried during a state funeral in Qunu

the speak to all blog would like to thank the New York Daily News for the proposed schedule of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Serives



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