World leaders attend Chirac funeral in Paris

World leaders attend Chirac funeral in Paris

Heads of state from across Africa and the globe gathered in Paris Monday for the funeral of former French president Jacques Chirac, but among those who didn’t were a few notable exceptions. African leaders on hand for the funeral at Saint Sulpice included President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville, as…

French mourn Chirac as African leaders extend condolences

French mourn Chirac as African leaders extend condolences

African leaders were quick to extend their condolences after hearing the news that former French president Jacques Chirac had died in Paris. Chirac, 86, had a history of illness. President George Weah was among those who expressed his sorrow over the loss of Chirac, who considered himself a friend to…