Friend: 'No-one that will ever replace Nelson Mandela'

A friend of Nelson Mandela's, Linda Twala, has said that "no-one that will ever replace Mandela".

He says he remembers Mandela visiting a shack in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra and sitting a young child on his knee.

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Obama leads tributes to Mandela at memorial service

US President Barack Obama has led the tributes to Nelson Mandela saying that South Africa's democracy is his "cherished legacy." Thousands gathered in Johannesburg to celebrate the life of the former South African president.