Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu struggled to fight back tears during an emotional speech at the SABC studios in Sea Point, Cape Town.
Remembrance wall for Madiba
Loved and lauded globally, former president Nelson Mandela has touched the lives of millions. How has he influenced your life? Write your personal message to Madiba and his family below.
Now that former president Nelson Mandela has passed away, I am ...
- Grateful for what he has done for South Africa and its people (52%, 554 Votes)
- Heartbroken. I felt like I'd known him (18%, 195 Votes)
- Afraid. The rainbow nation has died with him (15%, 156 Votes)
- Relieved. It was hard to see him suffer (13%, 134 Votes)
- Shocked. He always pulled through when he was ill. I thought he would do so again (2%, 17 Votes)
Total Voters: 1,056
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I feel bereft and lonely. To whom do I turn for solace, comfort, and advice?
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