Dec 10, Editor's note: Below is the full transcript of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at Nelson Mandela's memorial on Tuesday, December 10, Johannesburg, South Africa (CNN) -- To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of state and. Dec 10, As delivered:Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you. To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present; distinguished guests — it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate a life like no other. President Obama's full remarks at the memorial service for South African President Nelson.
Dec 10, US President Barack Obama said it took "a man like Madiba not just to free the prisoner but the jailer as well" in his speech at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. Mandela Memorial Service - JHB, 10 Dec President Barack Obama's speech. More than a hundred countries are represented among the special guests at the memorial service, who include US President Barack Obama and David Cameron. Obama will be giving a speech during the service. Representatives of different faiths have also been in attendance. They have offered prayers for the future of.
Dec 5, President Barack Obama stands next to the sign language interpreter after making his speech Photo: AP But for the man who grabbed headlines around the world by appearing to fake the sign language interpretation of Mandela's memorial service, has been a chance for a change of career. This analysis of the remarks made by President Obama at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela is based on the rhetorical pentagram model. In the next few pages, we will look at the topic of the speech – the life and death of Nelson Mandela, which the speaker links to universal themes such as racial equality and justice.