Tributes from foreign dignitaries at the Nelson Mandela memorial service will include:
- President Barack Obama (USA)
- President Dilma Rousseff (Brazil)
- Vice-President Li Yuanchao (China)
- President Hifikepunye Pohamba (Namibia)
- President Pranab Mukherjee (India)
- President Raul Castro Ruz (Cuba)
Pictures released today give a unique look inside Air Force One as two former and one current US President flew to Nelson Mandela's memorial
Twenty years ago the soon to be President Mandela pledged to 'wash away the stains of apartheid' - two decades on those stains remain.
Barack Obama has led the tributes to Nelson Mandela saying that South Africa's democracy is his 'cherished legacy.'