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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Desmond Tutu's home burgled during Mandela service

The home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu was burgled during Nelson Mandela's memorial service in Johannesburg yesterday, AFP reports.

Desmond Tutu during Nelson Mandela's memorial service. Credit: Sydney Mahlangu/Sports Inc

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