Farewell Madiba: Scenes From Nelson Mandela's Funeral

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  • The Elderly Mourn Their Beloved Leader
  • Military Fly South African Flags
  • Capturing the Memory
  • Final Farewell
  • Draped in Tradition
  • A Final Goodbye
  • Mandela's Life Celebrated
  • Thousands Join Family for State Funeral
  • Embrace
  • World Leaders Pay Respects to Mandela
  • Desmond Tutu Attends Service
  • Oprah Joins in Honoring Madiba
  • South African President Zuma Delivers Eulogy
  • Families Gather to Watch TV Broadcast of Funeral
  • Prayers for Mandela

Capturing the Memory

After the public state funeral, the body of Mandela was taken to his home village of Qunu, where a private ceremony was held before his burial. Guests used their cellphones to capture photos of the final moments of the ceremony. (AP Photo/Felix Dlangamandla, Pool)

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