Estimated read time: 1-2 minutes
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The memorial service Tuesday for Nelson Mandela will feature tributes by some of the anti-apartheid icon's family members and foreign leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
The memorial at FNB Stadium in Soweto Township near Johannesburg is due to start at 11 a.m. (0900 GMT, 4 a.m. EST) and will last for four hours, according to a program released Monday by the South African government.
Here's a look at some of the scheduled events and speeches in chronological order:
_ Choir sings South Africa's national anthem.
_ Opening remarks and interfaith prayers.
_ Speech by Mandela family friend Andrew Mlangeni.
_ Speech by family member Gen. Thanduxolo Mandela.
_ Tribute by the former leader's grandchildren Mbuso Mandela, Andile Mandela, Zozuko Dlamini and Phumla Mandela.
_ Speech by U.N. Secretary-General.
_ Speech by African Union Commission Chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.
_ Speech by Obama.
_ Speech by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
_ Speech by Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao.
_ Speech by Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba.
_ Speech by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.
_ Speech by Cuban President Raul Castro.
_ Keynote address by South African President Jacob Zuma.
_ Sermon by Bishop Ivan Abrahams.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)