South African Ex-president Nelson Mandela dies. The current South African president Jacob Zuma announced that the former president and anti-apartheid revolutionary passed away peacefully in the company of his family in his home in Johannesburg around 8:50pm last nite Dec. 5th. He was 95 years old.
His death marks the final chapter in a life that changed South Africa forever. What a man! May his soul rest in peace, amen.
President Jacob Zuma said flags will be flown at half-mast across South Africa immediately with a state burial to follow. The UK government have also announced that flags will be flown at half-mast in the UK. Rest in peace, Madiba