South Africa says goodbye to ‘greatest son’

Published: 06/12/2013

Former South African leader Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95, the country’s president, Jacob Zuma, said last night.

In a televised address, Mr Zuma said: “Fellow South Africans, our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding president of our democratic nation has departed.

“He is now resting. He is now at peace.

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