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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 004453

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 10-24, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. SENEGAL
3. CHAD
4. DROC
5. CAMEROON
6. COTE D'IVOIRE
7. RWANDA/BURUNDI
8. NIGER
9. GUINEE BISSAU
10. TOGO
11. SOUTH AFRICA
12. UGANDA

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. SENEGAL
*** LE FIGARO 6/21/2005
- "WHAT ABOUT SENEGAL TO REPRESENT AFRICA AT THE UN?", by
President Abdoulaye Wade


3. CHAD
*** LIBERATION 6/23/2005
- "DEBY'S MADE-TO-MEASURE REFERENDUM", by correspondent in
Ndjamena Stephanie Braquehais

4. DROC
*** LIBERATION 6/23/2005
- "RISKY TRANSITION ENDING IN KINSHASA", by Christophe Ayad

5. CAMEROON/NIGERIA
*** LIBERATION 6/24/2005
- "CAMEROON AND NIGERIA QUARREL OVER OIL" signed TH

6. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LE MONDE 6/23/2005
- "MILITARY TRIBUNAL SENTENCES 12 FRENCH SOLDIERS IN COTE
D'IVOIRE", AFP

*** LE FIGARO 6/22/2005
- "LAURENT GBAGBO CRACKS DOWN ON VIOLENCE", by Mark Boller in
Abidjan

*** LE FIGARO 6/17/2005
- "NEW CHIEF NAMED FOR `LICORNE'OPERATION", by special
correspondent in Abidjan Caroline Dumay

7. RWANDA/BURUNDI
*** LIBERATION 6/18-19/2005
- "RWANDAN REFUGEES UNWANTED IN BURUNDI", by special
correspondent in Butare Sonia Rolley

*** LA CROIX 6/15/2005
- "RWANDA SURVIVORS TESTIFY ABOUT THEIR SUFFERING", by
correspondent in Brussels caroline Chaumont
- "CONCERN OVER 7,000 RWANDANS FORCEFULLY REPATRIATED FROM
BURUNDI", by correspondent in Kampala Adrien de Mun

8. NIGER
*** LA CROIX 6/22/2005
- "NIGER POPULATION IS AT RISK", by special correspondent in
Maradi/Zinder Christine Holzbauer

*** LE FIGARO 6/21/2005
- "FAMINE IS THREATENING IN NIGER", by Tanguy Berthemet

*** LIBERATION 6/14/2005
- "FACED WITH FAMINE, NIGER CALLS FOR HELP", by Thomas Hofnung


9. GUINEA BISSAU
*** LE MONDE 6/18-19/2005
- "FORMER PRESIDENT VIEIRA STRIVING TO RETURN TO POWER THROUGH
THE BALLOT BOX", by Jean-Pierre Tuquoi
10. TOGO
*** LE MONDE 6/22/2005
- "NEW TOGOLESE GOVERNMENT IS NAMED", AFP

*** LA CROIX 6/10/2005
- "EDEM KODJO, MINISTER TO GNASSIMBE FATHER AND SON", by
Pierre Cichez

11. SOUTH AFRICA
*** LE MONDE 6/22/2005
- "VICE PRESIDENT TO BE PROSECUTED FOR CORRUPTION", unsigned

*** LE MONDE 6/16/2005
- "VICE PRESIDENT DISMISSED FOR CORRUPTION", by correspondent
in Johannesburg Fabienne Pompey

*** LIBERATION 6/15/2005
- "PRETORIA DISMISSES ITS VICE PRESIDENT", by correspondent in
Pretoria Stephanie Savariaud

12. UGANDA
*** LE MONDE 6/12-13/2005
- "INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL WANTS TO INDICT TWO UGANDAN REBEL
CHIEFS", by correspondent in the Hague Stephanie Maupas

*** LIBERATION 6/13/2005
- "TWO UGANDANS ABOUT TO BE INDICTED BY INTERNATIONAL
TRIBUNAL", by Christophe Ayad
13. Minimize considered.
(ARS)
WOLFF

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