A child holds a lit candle at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela
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Mandela memorial services take place in South Africa

Church services are being held across South Africa today to honour the life of Nelson Mandela, ahead of a week of commemorative events.

The former president died on Thursday at the age of 95.

Will Ross reports from Soweto in Johannesburg.

  • 08 Dec 2013
  • From the section Africa
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