Statue of Mandela unveiled as part of the Day of Reconciliation Celebrations

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A 9-metre bronze statue of Nelson Mandela is unveiled as part of the Day of Reconciliation Celebrations at the Union Buildings in Pretoria

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South Africa has unveiled a gigantic statue of anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela to cheers and singing at the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre in its capital.

The mood was joyous Monday in its Pretoria as a military band played and fighter jets flew overhead to honor Mandela after 10 days of mourning over his death ended Sunday with his burial. (AP)

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