"The excuse we hear in France is that we have the French seduction type. ... it's in our culture and our tradition and blah, blah, blah," says a former member of parliament.
On Tuesday, France honored two commandos killed during a raid to rescue hostages in Burkina Faso last week. In addition to the French hostages, the commandos freed an American and a South Korean.
South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, retained control of parliament following last week's national elections. The results reflect public disenchantment over corruption.
The House’s newest members know they were elected with an obligation to take on one of the most corrupt administrations in our history.