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Program for Mandela Memorial

Obama to speak.

12:09 PM, Dec 9, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The program for the Nelson Mandela has been released by the South African government, and President Obama is scheduled to speak:

Mr Cyril Ramaphosa and Ms Baleka Mbete
11:00 - 15:00

1. National Anthem by Mass Choir
2. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Program Directors
3. Interfaith Prayers
4. Tribute by Family Friend Andrew Mlangeni
5. Tribute by Family: General Thanduxolo Mandela
6. Tribute by the Grandchildren: Mbuso Mandela, Andile Mandela, Zozuko Dlamini, and Phumla Mandela.
7. Tribute by UN Representative: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
8. Tribute by AU Commission Chair: Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
9. Tribute by Foreign Dignitaries: U.S. President Barack Obama, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao, Namibian President Hifikepunye Phamba, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz
10. Keynote Address by the President of South Africa: Jacob Zuma
11. Sermon by Biship Ivan Abrahams
12. Vote of Thanks by Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane

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