Media and mourners outside Mandela home

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Crowds gathered outside the Johannesburg home of Nelson Mandela on the night of his death on December 5. The former South African president and anti-apartheid icon was 95 years old. “He passed on peacefully in the company of his family … He is now resting,” South African President Jacob Zuma said, announcing Mandela’s death. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.” Credit: Instagram/Ngobeni007