As global media will be focused on paying tribute & mourning of Nelson Mandela this entire week, here is a list of key events that will take place from Monday (09 Dec) till Monday (16 Dec) 2013.
DO NOTE: For 24-hours a day , SABC2 will broadcast the entire Nelson Mandela’s key events / news until after funeral which takes place on Sunday (15 December).
Another local channel, eNCA will broadcast the entire key events. eTV will also broadcast Madiba’s National Memorial Service from 10am till 4:30pm.
Nelson Mandela’s key events:
– Tuesday 10 December : The National Memorial Service: at the FNB Stadium from 11h00.
– Wednesday, 11 December : Cape Town Memorial Service: at Green Point Stadium from 16h00.
– Wednesday, 11 December to Friday, 13 December : Madiba’s remains lie in state at the Union Buildings. There will be a public procession of his coffin through the streets of Pretoria on each morning of these three days.
– Friday, 13 December : Durban memorial service: at the Moses Mabhida Stadium from 09h00.
– Saturday, 14 December : The ANC Memorial Service: at the Waterkloof Airforce Base
– Madiba’s remains make a final journey to Qunu, Eastern Cape, also on Saturday, 14 December.
– Sunday 15 December : the funeral procession and funeral will be broadcast live from 08h00 to 14h30. (broadcasted LIVE on SABC1, 2 and 3).
– Monday, 16 December : The unveiling of a statue of Madiba at the Union Buildings takes place on Reconciliation Day