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Cablegate: Africa in the French Press

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 PARIS 001830

SIPDIS

FROM ARS

STATE FOR AF/PD; AF/RD/RA; IIP/G/AF; I/RF(FOREIGN PRESS CENTERS
IN WASHDC AND NYC); INR/AA (GRAVES)
LONDON FOR POL/AF (GURNEY)
BRUSSELS FOR APAO; POL
AFRICAN POSTS FOR PAO; POL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV KPAO XA
SUBJECT: AFRICA IN THE FRENCH PRESS
MARCH 11-18, 2005

1. ATTENTION
2. COTE D'IVOIRE
3. TOGO
4. DJIBOUTI
5. CENTRAFRIQUE
6. DROC
7. MOZAMBIQUE
8. AID TO AFRICA


1. FOR PAOS, PLEASE NOTE: ALL ARTICLES ARE KEPT FOR A MONTH AND
CAN BE FAXED OR POSTED AT POSTS' REQUEST. SEND REQUESTS BY E-MAIL
TO BROOKESA@STATE.GOV

2. TOGO
*** LA CROIX 3/16/2005
- "TOGOLESE OPPOSITION PARTIES UNITE BEFORE PRESIDENTIAL
ELECTION", by Laurent d'Ersu

*** LE MONDE 3/15/2005
- "AFRICAN LEADERS SHUN EYADEMA'S FUNERAL", by special
correspondent in Lome Jean-Pierre Tuquoi

*** LA CROIX 3/14/2005
- "TOGO BURIES `THE OLD BAOBAB' WITHOUT HIS FRIEND CHIRAC", by
Thomas Hofnung

*** LE MONDE 3/13-14/2005
- "EYADEMA'S SHADOW HOVERS OVER TOGO AS COUNTRY READIES FOR
FUNERAL" by special correspondent in Lome Jean-Philippe Remy

3. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LE FIGARO 3/18/2005
- "THABO MBEKI'S NEW MEDIATION ATTEMPTS", by correspondent in
Pretoria Caroline Dumay

*** LE MONDE 3/17/2005
- "THABO MBEKI PLANS A MEETING TO FIND A SOLUTION TO WAR", by
Jean Pierre Tuquoi

4. DJIBOUTI
*** LIBERATION 3/15/2005
- "GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO ENDING ALL FEMALE GENITAL
MUTILATION", by special correspondent in Djibouti Claude Guibal

5. CENTRAFRIQUE
*** LE FIGARO 3/14/2005
- "BANGUI TAKES UP DEMOCRACY AGAIN", by Tanguy Berthemet

6. DROC
*** LA CROIX 3/15/2005
- "CIVILIANS FLEE FROM VIOLENCE IN ITURI", by correspondent in
Kampala Adrien de MUN

7. MOZAMBIQUE
*** LE MONDE 3/13-14/2005
- "GIVEN ITS DEPENDANCE ON THE SUGAR INDUSTRY, MOZAMBIQUE
WORRIES ABOUT REFORM OF EUROPEAN SUBSIDIES", by special
correspondent in Luabo-Marromeu Fabienne Pompey

8. AID TO AFRICA
*** LA CROIX 3/14/2005
- "BLAIR'S COMMISSION AIMS TO HELP AFRICA MORE AND BETTER", by
Laurent d'Ersu

*** LE MONDE 3/13-14/2005
- "TONY BLAIR URGES RICH COUNTRIES TO HELP AFRICA", by Babette
Stern
- "FRENCH AID, A MIXED BAG, GETTING BIGGER AND SMALLER AT THE
SAME TIME", by Jean-Pierre Tuquoi
-
X. Minimize considered.
(ARS) LEACH

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