Tributes and flowers are laid at the base of a statue of late former South African president Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square in central London on December 9, 2013.
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Coverage of Nelson Mandela's official memorial service

Tens of thousands of mourners are expected in Johannesburg for a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.

US President Barack Obama and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be among those paying tribute.

  • 10 Dec 2013
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