1 500 journalists to cover Mandela memorial
09 December 2013, 19:58
Johannesburg - About 1 500 journalists have been
accredited to cover former president Nelson Mandela's memorial service at FNB
Stadium, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane said on Monday.
"We issued permits to 1 500 media professionals by 05:00,"
he told reporters in Johannesburg.
Local and international media queued at the Expo Centre
in Nasrec on Sunday to get access to the memorial and other events.
Friends, colleagues, comrades and family of Nelson
Mandela are invited to share their memories and tributes, and to light a candle
for him, on his profile at Remembered.co.za.
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