South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela


People pray at an ANC party meeting outside the home of South African... News PhotoAfrica,Celebrities,Day,Death,Effigy,Horizontal,Human Interest,Johannesburg,Meeting,Nelson Mandela,People,Placard,Political Party,Politician,Politics,Praying,President,Respect,South Africa,SupporterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople pray at an ANC party meeting outside the home of South African president Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on December 6, 2013 where he died the day before. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died aged 95. Mandela, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades in prison, had been receiving treatment for a lung infection at his Johannesburg home since September, after three months in hospital in a critical state. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)