Day of 'prayer and reflection' in South Africa for Mandela

South African president Jacob Zuma has lead tributes to Nelson Mandela at a church service in Johannesburg. Mandela's funeral will take place on Sunday 15th December in Qunu, Eastern Cape.

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Congregation break into song at Mandela service

The service marks the start in a series of events to honour South Africa's first black president Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

As the bishop finished his sermon, the Johannesburg congregation rose from their seats before breaking into song and swarming towards the front of the stage singing, dancing, ringing bells and drumming.

The former South African leader's grandson Mandla Mandela and Jacob Zuma also joined the crowd in the singing and dancing.

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