News of former South African President Nelson Mandela's death Thursday afternoon prompted an outpouring of remembrances from journalists.

Mandela died on Thursday at the age of 95.

Reporters swarmed Mandela's home before President Zuma's announcement, according to ITV's Rohit Kachroo. Lydia Polgreen, the New York Times' Johannesburg bureau chief, tweeted that "news broadcasters are deeply emotional, holding back tears as they speak about Mandela’s death."

Below, see how other members of the press reacted to Mandela's death.