Emotional Mugabe says Africa is lost without Mandela
12 December 2013, 16:39
Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has paid an emotional tribute to former South African president and struggle icon Nelson Mandela, saying Africa is lost without him, a report says.
According to SABC Mugabe, who was among scores of delegates who thronged the Union Buildings in Pretoria to pay their last respects to Africa’s iconic figure, described Mandela as a brother, an ally and a fellow revolutionary.
Mugabe was accompanied by his wife Grace.
Mandela died at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg last week. He was 95.
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.