Floral tributes outside Nelson Mandela's home
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Nelson Mandela: Candles lit at night-time vigils

The streets surrounding the home where Nelson Mandela died on Thursday were filled with people into the night on Saturday, as mourners gathered to celebrate his life.

There were scenes of grief, with candles lit in memory of the anti-apartheid icon, but also outbursts of song to lift the masses.

The BBC's Will Ross reports from the Johannesburg suburb of Houghton.

  • 07 Dec 2013
  • From the section Africa
Go to next video: Wall of tributes at Mandela home