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Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) - 1009 GMT: "He was our teacher and our mentor and he never gave up on us for our failures," Ramaphosa says. 1006 GMT: Ramaphosa says the heavy rain is a good omen for Mandela. 1002 GMT: The various VIPs attending the ceremony are now being announced by Cyril Ramaphosa, who will be helping to lead the ceremony. "Long live" rings around the stadium as the crowds hail Mandela's legacy.