Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie attends memorial service for former president on official day of mourning in South Africa

Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (left), and South African President Jacob Zuma attend a memorial service for Mandela

Dressed all in black, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (left) offered prayers with South African president Jacob Zuma (pictured alongside her) at a church in Johannesburg as the country started a week of mourning for the inspirational freedom fighter. People are gathering all across South Africa today as Mandela’s ‘Rainbow Nation’ starts a week of official mourning to mark his death. In Soweto, a child (top right) holds a candle during a service at Ragina Mundi Church in Soweto and (bottom right) mourners pay their respects at Mandela’s house in Houghton.
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