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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.

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Winnie Mandela and Graca Machel hug at memorial

Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie and widow Graca Machel hugged at the anti-apartheid leader's memorial service in Johannesburg.

Mandela's widow Graca Machel and ex-wife Winnie hug. Credit: RTV
Winnie Mandela arriving in the FNB stadium. Credit: RTV
Graca Machel. Credit: RTV

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