Former South African president Thabo Mbeki (R) walks on after paying his respects at the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 11
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Mandela death: Crowds file past president's body

Family, officials and members of the public have been filing past the coffin of Nelson Mandela in Pretoria.

Long queues have formed outside the Union Buildings, where Mr Mandela's body is lying in state.

The BBC's Nomsa Maseko said mourners were "anxiously awaiting" their chance to pay their respects to the late president.

  • 11 Dec 2013
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