The farewell to the former president will rival anything the world has seen, says Harry Mount
Nelson Mandela was, in the words of one old friend, "a great giant who strode the universe like a colossus," and his sendoff in South Africa will be on a scale not seen in modern memory.
Simon says Nelson Mandela is now a warrior at peace.
Top stories from DAWNS Digest A Fitting Send-Off for a Great Man This is potentially the largest gathering of world leaders in history, potentially eclipsing the memorial service for Pope John Paul II. ...