Nelson Mandela: Atmosphere builds in FNB stadium
10 December 2013 Last updated at 08:12 GMT
Thousands of people are arriving at the 95,000 capacity FNB stadium in Johannesburg for a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
US President Barack Obama and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be among those paying tribute.
The BBC's George Alagiah and Milton Nkosi are in the stadium, where the atmosphere is building ahead of the event.