A state funeral for former South African president Nelson Mandela will be held on December 15, President Jacob Zuma has announced in a televised address. The anti-apartheid hero will be buried in his ancestral home of Qunu in the country’s Eastern Cape.
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France - beyond the burqa ban (part 2)
As France starts enforcing a ban on the burqa, François Picard’s panel bemoans the lack of dialogue with those who practice the Muslim faith inside the EU nation with the highest Muslim population.
- Jalila HEGHLI-PEUGNET. Researcher in Europe-Mediterranean partnership, American University of Paris.
- Véronique RIEFFEL. Director, Institute of Islam cultures. Author, " Islamania"
- Mildrade CHERFILS. Paris correspondent, Global Post