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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 004093

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
JUNE 3-10, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. TOGO
3. DROC
4. CHAD
5. SUDAN
6. ETHIOPIA
7. BURUNDI
8. MAURITANIE
9. ZIMBABWE
10. SOUTH 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
*** LE MONDE 6/10/2005
- "A MODERATE NAMED AS PRIME MINISTER", by Philippe Bernard

*** LE FIGARO 6/10/2005
- "FAURE EYADEMA PLAYS THE KODJO CARD", by Tanguy Berthemet

*** LIBERATION 6/10/2005
- "RECONCILIATION IS LONG IN COMING", by Thomas Hofnung

3. DROC
*** LE MONDE 6/5-6/2005
- "BLUE HELMETS UNDER ATTACK FROM ARMED MILITIA IN EASTERN
CONGO", by correspondent in Nairobi Jean-Philippe Remy
-
4. CHAD
*** LIBERATION 6/7/2005
- "CHAD VOTES TO GIVE DEBY A FREE HAND", by correspondent in
Ndjamena Stephanie Braquehais

5. SUDAN
*** LIBERATION 6/7/2005
- "WAR CRIMES UNDER CLOSE INVESTIGATION", by Christophe Ayad

*** LE FIGARO 6/7/2005
- "INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION INTO WAR CRIMES", by Thierry
Oberle

*** LA CROIX 6/7/2005
- "INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL ORDERS DARFUR CRIMES INVESTIGATED",
by correspondent in the Hague Ariane de Jong

*** LA CROIX 6/6/2005
- "WOMEN LIVE IN FEAR OF MILITIAS"
- "HABILA KANARI'S POPULATION REFUSES TO GO BACK TO THE
VILLAGE",
- "CLAN CHIEFS OFTEN PLAY SHADY PARTS"
- "TIME HAS COME TO OPEN THE DOORS TO PEACE", All four
articles by special correspondent in Darfur Julia Ficatier
- "NATO'S FIRST EVER INTERVENTION IN AFRICA", BY Dorian
Malovic
- "SUDANESE GOVERNMENT PREVENTS US FROM BEARING TESTIMONY",
Interview with Doctors Without Borders Sudan representative
- "AFRICAN UNION DOES NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT MEANS" Interview
with Sudanese NGO director, both interviews by Catherine Rebuffel

6. ETHIOPIA
*** LE MONDE 6/10/2005
- "22 DIE IN NEW OUBREAK OF VIOLENCE", AFP

*** LIBERATION 6/9/2005
- "EHTIOPIA BRINGS OUT ITS ARMS",
- "ONE OF AFRICA'S MOST UNDECIPHERABLE COUNTRIES", by
Christophe Ayad

7. BURUNDI
*** LE MONDE 6/7/2005
- "FORMER HUTU REBELLION TRIUMPHS IN LOCAL ELECTIONS", by
correspondent in Nairobi Jean-Philippe Remy
8. MAURITANIA
*** LIBERATION 6/8/2005
- "MAURITANIA WAVES ISLAMIST SCARECROW", by Christophe Ayad

9. ZIMBABWE
*** LE MONDE 6/5-6/2005
- "GOVERNMENT SENDS BULLDOZERS TO SHANTYTOWNS TO `RE-
ESTABLISH' ORDER", by correspondent in Johannesburg Fabienne
Pompey

10. SOUTH AFRICA
*** LIBERATION 6/10/2005
- "AFRIKANERS'IDENTITY CRISIS", by correspondent in
Johannesburg alerie Thijs

11. Minimize considered.
(ARS) WOLFF

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