Topic: Nelson Mandela

The World pays homage to Madiba

By Piripi Taylor, Te Kāea

Tributes, tears and farewells have been flowing around the world for the great icon who was also known as Madiba.

During his 95 years, Nelson Mandela was awarded over 250 different honours, 15 of which were high honours from different countries throughout the world, and today, upon news of his passing, the world paid homage to him once more.