Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black president, has died at the age of 95, President Jacob Zuma has announced.
Latest update: 22/08/2012
- Africa - Ethiopia - rape - violence against women
'Meles Zenawi: Western darling, tough on his own people'
IINTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Weds. 22/08/12: A lot of papers are reacting to the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. The Guardian says he was well-liked by the West for his pro-business, anti-Islamist stance, but harsh on his own people. Meanwhile, international papers continue to react to controversial comments made in the US and the UK about rape.
Some articles from today’s international press review:
L’OBSERVATEUR PAALGA: “The US loses a precious ally”
THE GUARDIAN: “Western darling tough on his own people”
DAILY NATION: Cartoon
THE GUARDIAN: “A serious case of denial”
WALL STREET JOURNAL (Europe): “Todd Akin’s Sinking Ship”