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AMs to pay tribute to Mandela

Nelson Mandela will be honoured later when Assembly Members hold a minute's silence at the Senedd. The former South African President died last week.

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Nelson Mandela: Twitter users share Cardiff memories

Twitter users who met Nelson Mandela when he visited Cardiff in 1998 have been sharing their memories of him.

I had the pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela when he came to Cardiff. A genuinely nice man. R.I.P.

– Sandra Lloyd, via Twitter

Was in same room as Nelson Mandela @ UK Presidency of EU meeting in Cardiff 1998. All present bowled over by his charisma & joire de vivre.

– Sara Hinds, via Twitter

Feel enormously privileged to have seen Nelson Mandela when he came to Cardiff Castle in 1998. A truly great man.

– Melanie Falleyn, via Twitter

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