The South African Embassy in Cambodia on Monday held its official memorial ceremony for former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died December 5 at the age of 95. Representatives of the government and foreign embassies turned out at Phnom Penh’s Raffles Hotel Le Royal to pay their respects to the internationally revered statesman, who emerged from 27 years in prison to peacefully lead his country out of decades of racial segregation. The hour-long service, which was attended by South Africa’s non-resident ambassador to Cambodia, Robina Marks, was a celebratory reflection on the long life and many achievements
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