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Cablegate: Africa in the French Press

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 PARIS 006326

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
SEPTEMBER 2-16, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. COTE D'IVOIRE
3. BURKINA FASO
4. FRANCE/AFRICA
5. RWANDA
6. NIGER
7 SUDAN
8 NIGERIA

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. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LE FIGARO 9/15/2005
- "BEDIE RETURNS BRIEFLY TO ABIDJAN", by marc Boller in
Abidjan
- "DEADLOCK IS TOTAL IN ABIDJAN", by Patrick de Saint Exupery

*** LIBERATION 9/10-11/2005
- "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION `IMPOSSIBLE' IN COTE D'IVOIRE", by
Christophe Ayad

*** LE FIGARO 9/3-4/2005
- "OPPOSITION INTRANSIGENCE STRENGTHENS GBAGBO", by special
correspondent in Abidjan Patrick de Saint Exupery

3. BURKINA FASO
*** LE MONDE 9/8/2005
- "IN SPITE OF TRYING, BURKINA WILL NOT BE ABLE TO INSURE
SCHOOLING TO ALL CHILDREN BY 2015", by special correspondent in
Ouagadougou Philippe Bernard

4. FRANCE/AFRICA
*** LIBERATION 9/16/2005
- "FRENCH MILITARY REDEPLOYS IN AFRICA", by Jean-Dominique
Merchet

*** LA CROIX 9/14/2005
- "FRANCE REVISES ITS MILITARY PRESENCE IN AFRICA", by Laurent
d'Ersu

5. RWANDA
*** LE MONDE 9/15/2005
- "RWANDA ACCUSES BELGIAN PRIEST OF COMPLCITY IN 1994
GNOCIDE", by correspondent in Brussels jean Pierre Stroobants

*** LIBERATION 9/14/2005
- "KIGALI STRIVES TO IMPLICATE BELGIAN PRIEST IN GENOCIDE", by
Christophe Ayad

*** LA CROIX 9/13/2005
- "FATHER THEUNIS REMAINS IN CUSTODY", by Laurent d'Ersu and
Anne-Laure Soule

*** LA CROIX 9/12/2005
- "FATHER THEUNIS CALLED BY RWANDAN TRIBUNAL", by Sevag
Tachdjian and Laurent d'Ersu


6. NIGER
*** LIBERATION 9/12/2005
- "EVEN WITH AID, NIGER IS STILL HUNGRY", by special
correspondent in Niger Stephanie Braquehais

*** LA CROIX 9/8/2005
- "FAMINE IS A POLITICAL PROBLEM", by Catherine Rebuffel


7. SUDAN
*** LA CROIX 9/13/2005
- "SUDANESE REFUGEES IN UGANDA EAR TO GO BACK HOME", by
special correspondent in Koboko Adrien de Mun

8. NIGERIA
*** LE MONDE 9/15/2005
- "SWITZERLAND RETURNS MONEY LOOTED BY ABACHA", by Jacques
Follorou

*** LIBERATION 9/13/2005
- "WHITE FARMERS FROM ZIMBABWE FIND REFUGE IN NIGERIA", by
special correspondent in Kwara Virginie Gomez

X. Minimize considered.
(ARS) STAPLETON

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