Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passed away on 5 December 2013. He was 95. South African and the world mourned his death and 10 days of mourning was observed in South Africa. My Instagram pics of these 10 days:
Media studio set up in a house in Vilakazi street, Soweto.
A Woman sells Mandela souvenirs in Vilakazi street, Soweto.
Badges with Madiba’s photo sold at his Houghton home where he passed away.
A man sleeps next to the road next to a Mandala newspaper poster.
Mandela front pages of South African newspapers on Friday 6 December.
Flowers at the Union buildings where people payed tribute to Mandela.
One of my photographs taken of Mandela in 2009 hanging in the Media24 foyer in Johannesburg
Sunday 8 December was declared a national day of prayer and reflection.
Churches across South Africa paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in their Services.
Mandela laid in state for 3 days at the Union buildings where the public queued for a final greeting.
Police keeping an eye on events at the Union buildings.
A structure was especially erected.
The view over Pretoria from the amphitheater at the Union buildings.
People could sign a book of remembrance at the Union buildings.
A member of the police sign the book.
On Friday 13 December thousands of people came to the Union buildings to greet Mandela.
People were waiting anxiously in queues outside the Union buildings.
A man with a twenty rand note in his pocket displaying the face of Nelson Mandela.
A condolence note to South Africa.
Police trying to keep control of the growing crowd in front of the Union buildings.
Crowd at the Union buildings wanting to greet Mandela.
Ice cream seller at the Union buildings.
Watching the funeral at the office.
Early morning watching the funeral in bed.
The 9m Mandela statue just before it was unveiled on Reconciliation day at the Union buildings, Pretoria.
Mandela with outstretched arms at the Union buildings.