Ex-US President Carter heading to Mandela memorial

Tools
  • Print
  • 0 Comments
By AP

Created:

Updated: Sat, 07 Dec 2013 06:15:50 EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will attend a memorial service for the late South African leader Nelson Mandela.

Carter spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said that Carter will attend a memorial service Tuesday at FNB Stadium on the edge of Johannesburg's Soweto township.

Carter will travel as part of a delegation of "The Elders," a group of former world leaders founded by Mandela in 2007 to work for peace and human rights.

A spokesman for The Elders, Sylvain Biville, said it is likely that the group's chair, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and several members will also attend.

What's on WGXA

What's On Now

5:00 AM - Shepherd's Chapel

What's On Next

6:00 AM - The Insider

Tonight

8:00 PM Family Guy

8:30 PM Brooklyn Nine-Nine

9:00 PM New Girl

9:30 PM The Mindy Project

10:00 PM WGXA News @ 10pm

What's On Now

5:00 AM - America This Morning

What's On Next

5:30 AM - WGXA Morning News

Tonight

8:00 PM Extreme Weight Loss

10:00 PM Celebrity Wife Swap