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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Winnie Mandela arrives at memorial service

Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela has arrived at a memorial service in Johannesburg as a "national day of prayer and reflection" got underway for the former South African president.

Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela appeared at the memorial service. Credit: ITV News/Rohit Kachroo

President Jacob Zuma also arrived at the Bryanston Methodist Church to pay tribute to Mandela who died on Thursday at the age of 95.

President Jacob Zuma pictured at the event. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

The service is one of a series of events to mark the death of the civil rights activist.

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