Candles are lit under a portrait of former South African President Nelson Mandela before his funeral ceremony.
Mandela family members stand near his casket as they say goodbye.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela's casket is in front of 4,500 mourners at his official memorial service.
The wife of former President Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela leave the Mthatha Airport after the arrival of the remains of the former President Nelson Mandela.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, right, and former South African President Thabo Mbeki greet each other.
Britain's Prince Charles, left, talks with Norway's former Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as they arrive for President Nelson Mandela's funeral.
Entrepreneur Richard Branson, right, and Oprah Winfrey attend the funeral ceremony.
Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams of Ireland, right, and Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai chat as they stand outside East London airport in Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Nelson Mandela's ancestral home and funeral grounds are seen as Mnikelo Ndabankulu, a mourner who came from Flagstaff, stands draped in an image of Mandela while overlooking the funeral ceremony in Qunu, South Africa .
The late Former President Nelson Mandela's body arrives at home in Qunu, South Africa.
Initiates walk in a field in Qunu to former South African President Mandela's funeral. Every year, thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as "Ukwaluka" or "going to the mountain".
South Africans arrive for the funeral of former President Nelson Mandela.
The South African military prepares for Nelson Mandela's funeral.
The motorcade carrying Nelson Mandela leaves Pretoria's Union Building in preparation for it's trip to Qunu and the former South African president's burial.
Thousands lined up to see Nelson Mandela as he lies in state prior to his burial.