Johannesburg - Nelson Mandela's office on Monday offered condolences on the death of Whitney Houston, remembering a performance she gave during a White House dinner in his honour in 1994.
"Ms Houston sang for Mr Nelson Mandela at a White House dinner in his honour in October 1994.
She dedicated to him her rendition of the song Greatest Love of All. May she rest in peace," said Sello Hatang, spokesperson for the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.
The Centre functions as the office for the 93-year-old Nobel laureate.
Watch Whitney Houston's performance at the White House:
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