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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 008202

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
November 25 - December 2, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. GABON
3. COTE D'IVOIRE
4. RWANDA
5. AFRICA/FRANCE SUMMIT
6. NIGER
7. HISSENE HABRE
8. UGANDA
9. HIV/AIDS-MALAWI

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. GABON
*** LIBERATION 12/1/2005
- "PAPA BONGO'S NO-SURPRISE RE-ELECTION" by correspondent in
Libreville Pauline SimoneT

*** LE MONDE 11/30/2005
- "SURE RE-ELECTION FOR OMAR BONGO", by special correspondent
in Libreville Jean-Pierre Tuquoi

*** LE MONDE 11/27-28/2005
- "IN POWER SINCE 1967, OMAR BONGO BUYS HIMSELF AN ELECTION
FOR A NEW SEVEN-YEAR MANDATE",
- "BONGO'S GANG", by special correspondent in Libreville
Jean-Pierre Tuquoi

*** LA CROIX 11/24/2005
- "OMAR BONGO'S EXPENSIVE RENEWED MANDATE", by special
correspondent in Libreville Laurent d'Ersu


3. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LIBERATION 12/2/2005
- "THE MAHE AFFAIR: WHEN A SOLDIER'S ORDER LED TO MURDER", by
Jean-Dominique Merchet

*** LE FIGARO 12/1/2005
- "THE MAHE AFFAIR REACHES THE JUDICIARY STAGE", signed ALG

4. RWANDA
*** LE FIGARO 12/1/2005
- "RECONCILIATION IS HARD WORK", by special correspondent in
Kigali Patrick de saint Exupery

*** LIBERATION 11/29/2005
- "NEW BOOK CONTENDS CURRENT RWANDAN PRESIDENT WAS BEHIND
GENOCIDE", by Christophe Ayad

5. AFRICA/FRANCE SUMMIT
*** LIBERATION 12/2/2005
- "COUNTER-SUMMIT CRITICAL OF FRANCE", by special
correspondent in Bamako Thomas Hofnung

6. NIGER
*** LIBERATION 12/2/2005
- "SLAVE COUNTING UNDER WAY IN NIGER", by special
correspondent in Niger Judith Rueff

7. HISSENE HABRE
*** LE MONDE 11/29/2005
- "PENDING AFRICA UNION'S DECISION, HISSENE HABRE WILL REMAIN
IN SENEGAL", by Philippe Bernard and Jean-Pierre Stroobants

*** LA CROIX 11/29/2005
- "SENEGAL GRANTS HISSENE HABRE TWO MONTHS REPRIEVE", by
correspondent in Dakar Christine Holzbauer

*** LE MONDE 11/27-28/ 2005
- "FORMER DICTATOR'S FATE BETWEEN THE HANDS OF PRESIDENT
WADE", by Philippe Bernard and Jean-Pierre Stroobants

*** LE FIGARO 11/26-27/2005
- "DAKAR REFUSES TO EXTRADITE HISSENE HABRE", by Pierre Prier
8. UGANDA
*** LA CROIX 11/25/2005
- "UGANDA CIVIL WAR OVERFLOWS INTO SUDAN", by special
correspondent in Juba Adrien de Mun

9. HIV/AIDS - MALAWI
*** LIBERATION 12/1/2005
- "NO MEDICAL FOLLOW-UPIN MALAWI",
- "400,000 CHILDREN ORPHANED BECAUSE OF AIDS", by special
correspondent in Blantyre Valerie Hirsch

10. Minimize considered.
(ARS) STAPLETON

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