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.
Latest update: 06/06/2011
“D-Day for Dominique Strauss-Kahn”
FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 06/06/11, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is once again all over the French Press. According to Libération, the whole case is a distraction from the upcoming presidential election. Le Figaro compares the way the French and Americans treat the private lives of public figures. Meanwhile, vuvuzela, tweet and cougar (not the animal) are the latest words to make it into the French dictionary.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
LE PARISIEN: “The new words are here”