Book of Condolence opened for Nelson Mandela

Authored by Mary

A book of condolence for Nelson Mandela has been opened in Plymouth’s Civic Centre.

Members of the public are invited to sign the book in the First Stop reception, which is open between 8.30am and 5pm.

The Council is also flying the South African, Union and St George flags at half-mast outside the Guildhall until Mr Mandela’s funeral.

Council Leader Tudor Evans said...

Mourners pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Authored by Huw Oxburgh

Crowds have gathered in South Africa to mourn the death of Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa.

Mr Mandela 95 was a world-wide hero whose struggle for freedom against Apartheid and later leading the nation to re-build and reconcile after decades of injustice was an inspiration to millions.

In a statement on South African national TV last night, South...