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Cablegate: Africa in the French Press

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 PARIS 007062

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
OCTOBER 7-14, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. LIBERIA
3. GABON
4. COTE D'IVOIRE
5. TOGO
6. MALI
7. 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. LIBERIA
*** LE FIGARO 10/12/2005
- "LIBERIA IS STILL HAUNTED BY CHARLES TAYLOR", by special
correspondent in Monrovia Tanguy Berthemet
- "CROWDS ASSAIL POLLING STATIONS", sugned BT

*** LA CROIX 10/12/2005
- "FUTURE PRESIDENT WILL HAVE LITTLE ELBOW ROOM", by special
correspondent in Monrovia Stephane Auvray

*** LIBERATION 10/11/2005
- "LIBERIA VOTES FOR A NEW BEGINNING",
- "THE IRON LADY'S MANY FACES", by special correspondent in
Monrovia Christophe Ayad

*** LA CROIX 10/11/2005
- - "GEORGE WEAH GIVES HOPE TO LIBERIA'S LOST CHILDREN", by
special correspondent in Monrovia Stephane Auvray

3. GABON
*** LE FIGARO 10/12/2005
- "OPPONENTS COME OUT OF THE WOOD", by Patrick de Saint Exupry

4. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LE MONDE 10/12/2005
- "THREE STEPS FOR RESTORING PEACE TO COTE D'IVOIRE', BY Crisi
Group vice president Alain Deletroz

*** LE FIGARO 10/8-9/2005
- "AFRICAN UNION COMES TO GABGBO'S RESCUE", by Karene
Bassompierre in Abidjan

*** LA CROIX 10/8-9/2005
- "AFRICAN UNION PLEADS FOR GBAGBO'S STAYING ON", by Thomas
Hofnung

*** LE MONDE 10/8/2005
- "TROUBLE ANTICIPATED BY END OF OCTOBER", BY Laurent Zecchini

5. TOGO
*** LIBERATION 10/11/2005
- "JOURNALIST BEATEN UP IN LOME", signed T.H.

6. MALI
*** LE FIGARO 10/13/2005
- "EMIGRATING TO FRANCE IS`VITAL' IN MALI", by special
correspondent in Kayes Patrick de saint Exupery

7. SOUTH AFRICA
*** LE MONDE 10/12/2005
- "JACOB ZUMA'S CORRUPTION TRIAL OPENS IN DURBAN", by
correspondent in Johannesburg Fabienne Pompey

8. Minimize considered.
(ARS) STAPLETON

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