Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, has viewed his body as it lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Burglars broke into the home of South African peace icon Desmond Tutu as he was in Soweto to speak at Nelson Mandela's memorial.
Ukrainian police have pulled back after an overnight confrontation in which they attempted to remove barricades and tents from a protest camp.
South Africa's deaf federation has claimed that an interpreter using sign language during the Mandela memorial was a "fake".
Congressional negotiators have staged a rare show of bipartisanship to reach a modest US budget agreement, which should eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.