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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 003871

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
MAY 27-JUNE 3, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. AFRICA DEVELOPMENT
3. COTE D'IVOIRE
4. SENEGAL
5. TOGO
6. CHAD
7. SUDAN
8. SOUTH AFRICA
9. DROC
10. LIBERIA


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. AFRICA
*** LE FIGARO 6/1/2005
- "AFRICA, EVEN SO", EDITORIAL by former IMF Director Michel
Camdessus

3. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LIBERATION 6/3/2005
- "THE WEST IS ON FIRE", signed T.H.

*** LE FIGARO 6/3/2005
- "DISARMAMENT SUFFERS HARD BLOW AGAIN", by Tanguy Berthemet

*** LE MONDE 6/3/2005
- "MORE THAN FIFTY ARE KILLED IN WESTERN COTE D'IVOIRE", by
Jean Pierre Tuquoi

*** LE FIGARO 6/2/2005
- "BLOODY FIGHTING IN WEST COUNTRY", by Tanguy Berthemet

4. SENEGAL
*** LE FIGARO 6/1/2005
- "HOW SENEGAL MANAGED TO CONTAIN HIV/AIDS"
- "NEW HIV/AIDS RESEARCH CENTER IN DAKAR" both articles by
special correspondent in Dakar Catherine Petitnicolas

*** LA CROIX 5/31/2005
- "NEW RESEARCH HIV/AIDS CENTER OPENS IN DAKAR", by
correspondent in Dakar Christine Holzbauer

5. TOGO
*** LE MONDE 5/28/2005
- "THE SUFFERING OF A TOGOLESE SMALL TOWN: ANEHO", Full page
feature by Philippe Bernard

6. CHAD
*** LIBERATION 5/31/2005
- "THE COUNTRY WHERE WATER IS SCARCE", by special
correspondent Stephanie Braquehais

7. SUDAN
*** LE MONDE 6/1/2005
- "DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS' CHIEF ARRESTED IN KHARTOUM", AFP

*** LIBERATION 6/1/2005
- "SUDAN ATTACKS DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS NGO MEMBERS", signed
T.H.

*** LE FIGARO 6/2/2005
- " KHARTOUM DECLARES WAR TO FRENCH DOCTORS", signed T.B.

*** LIBERATION 5/30/2005
- "KOFI ANNAN VISITS A DARFUR REFUGEE CAMP", AFP

8. SOUTH AFRICA
*** LE MONDE 6/3/2005
- "ANGER RISING IN SOUTH AFRICAN SHANTYTOWNS", by
correspondent in Johannesburg Fabienne Pompey
*** LE MONDE 5/31/2005
- "WHITES UNEASY IN `NEW' SOUTH AFRICA "AFRIKANER MOBILIZE TO
SAVE PRETORIA'S NAME",
- "PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN AIMS AT GETTING EXILED WHITES TO
RETURN",
- "AUSTRALIA IS NEW REFUGE FOR EMBITTERED SOUTH AFRICANS", all
articles by correspondent in Johannesburg Fabienne Pompey

9. DROC
*** LIBERATION 6/3/2005
- "GOLD AT THE PRICE OF HUMAN LIFE", by Thomas ofnung

10. LIBERIA
*** LE FIGARO 5/31/2005
- "CHARLES TAYLOR WANTED BY INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL", by Tanguy
Berthemet

11. Minimize considered.
(ARS) WOLFF

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