On Thursday, a rainbow appeared over the Union Buildings, the country’s official seat of [power in Pretoria and where the beloved world leader’s body is currently lying in state.
“We enter into a covenant that we shall build a society in which all South Africans, both black and white, will be able to walk tall, without and fear in their hearts, assured of their inalienable right to human dignity – a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world,” Nelson Mandela famously said when he was sworn in as South Africa’s first black president in 1994.
So it is fitting that a rainbow would appear over the Union Buildings, the country’s official seat of power in Pretoria, and where the beloved world leader’s body is currently lying in state. - New York Post
The body of Mandela, who passed away at the age of 95 on December 5, has been on display to the public since Wednesday, and will remain so till Sunday, the official funeral day.
The appearance of the rainbow over the building has shocked many.
Could this be a coincidence or does it have some significant meaning?