Nelson Mandela dreamt that South Africa would become “a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world”. And in the hours of shock and loss that followed the announcement of his death, hundreds of mourners, black and white together, gathered outside his home in the Johannesburg suburb of Houghton where he had died surrounded by his family, and created a little microcosm of that nation. Read more >>
Mourning is the sadness that you show and feel because somebody has died. • The government announced a day of national mourning for the victims. • She was still in mourning for her husband. The headline is a play on words since one would normally expect the spelling 'the morning after'.