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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Egypt's endless revolution (part 2)
Has President Morsi lost his grasp and will the army’s warning of chaos concentrate the minds? François Picard’s panel argues over how to break Egypt’s bloody political stalemate and whether it’s coming to a head.
- Bel TREW. Freelance features writer specialising in the Middle East (from Cairo);
- Abdul MAWGOUD DARDERY. Member of the Freedom and Justice Party (from Fridley, Minnesota);
- Bernard GUETTA. International Affairs Editor, France Inter;
- Hicham EZZAT. Egyptian Activist.
Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.