Statue of Nelson Mandela unveiled in Pretoria

A nine-metre bronze statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled in South African capital Pretoria, a day after the nation buried the anti-apartheid hero.

The largest statue of Mandela in the world depicts the former president with his arms outstretched to symbolise unity and reconciliation.

Mandela's 9-metre (30-feet) bronze statue in Pretoria Credit: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya