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Cablegate: Africa in the French Press

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 PARIS 008368

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
DECEMBER 2-9, 2005


1. ATTENTION
2. AFRICA/FRANCE SUMMIT
3. COTE D'IVOIRE
4. CAMEROON
5. RWANDA
6. GABON
7. ERITREA
8. SOUTH AFRICA
9. SUDAN
10. MALAWI
11. AFRICA'S PRISONS

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. AFRICA/FRANCE SUMMIT
*** LA CROIX 12/5/2005
- "CHIRAC CELEBRATES LINK WITH AFRICANS OF ALL GENERATIONS",
by special correspondent in Bamako Laurent d'Ersu
- "IN KAYES,FRANCE BETS ON JOINT DEVELOPMENT" by Laurent
d'Ersu in Kayes
- "WE'RE RACING AGAINST FLARING DEMOGRAPHY", interview with EU
Commissioner Louis Michel by Laurent d'Ersu

*** LIBERATION 12/5/2005
- "ONLY WISHFUL THINKING OUT OF BAMAKO'S HIGH MASS", by
special correspondent Thomas Hofnung

*** LE FIGARO 12/5/2005
- "CHIRAC PROMISES VISAS FOR AFRICA'S BRAINS" by Patrick de
Saint Exupery
- "AFRICA, EMIGRATION, BRAIN DRAIN AND DEVELOPMENT", by former
CentralAfrica's prime minister Anicet Georges Dologuele
- "CHIRAC FAVORS `CHOSEN' IMMIGRATION", editorial by Yves
Threard,

*** LE MONDE 12/4-5/2005
- "CHIRAC'S LAST AFRICA/FRANCE SUMMIT", by special
correspondents in Bamako Philippe Bernard, Beatrice Gurrey and
Nathalie Nougayrede

*** LE FIGARO 12/3-4/2005
- "PARIS KEEPS ITS DISTANCE FROM AFRICA", by correspondent in
Bamako Patrick de Saint Exupery
- "DIFFICULT REUNION BETWEEN CHIRAC AND HIS AFRICAN PEERS", by
correspondent in Bamako Philippe Goulliaud
- "FRANCE IS LEFT BEHIND IN THE RUSH FOR AFRICA'S OIL", by
Sixtine Leon Dufour

*** LIBERATION 12/3-4/2005
- "FRANCAFRICA LOOKING AT ITS YOUNG PEOPLE", testimonies by
several young Africans collected by Thomas Hofnung
- "AFRICA MUST TAKE CONTROL OF ITS OWN FATE", interview with
Malian film director Souleymane Cisse by Thomas Hofnung

*** LA CROIX 12/2/2005
- "FRANCE AIMS AT LESS INTERVENTIONISM", by special
correspondent in Bamako Laurent d'Ersu


3. COTE D'IVOIRE
*** LIBERATION 12/6/2005
- "COMPULSORY PRIME MINISTER NOMINATED IN ABIDJAN", by special
correspondent in Bamako Thomas Hofnung

*** LE MONDE 12/6/2005
- "NEW PRIME MINISTER NOMINATED WITH FRENCH SUPPORT", by Jean-
Pierre Tuquoi

*** LA CROIX 12/6/2005
- "CHARLES KONAN BANNY, NEW PRIME MINISTER", by Julia Ficatier
-
4. CAMEROON
*** LIBERATION 12/5/2005
- "CAMEROON CLOSES ITS EYES ON HIV/AIDS", by special
correspondent in Yaounde Blandine Grosjean

5. RWANDA
*** LE MONDE 12/7/2005
- "GENOCIDE FAKE RECONCILIATIONS", by special correspondent in
Kigali Marion Van Renterghem


6. GABON
*** LE MONDE 12/9/2005
- "GABON STRIVES TO PROTECT ITS FOREST THROUGH RATIONAL
FELLING", by special correspondent in Oyem Jean-Pierre Tuquoi
-

7. ERITREA
*** LE MONDE 12/9/2005
- "ERITREA DEFIES UN", by Jean Philippe Remy in Nairobi and
Philippe Bolopian in New York
-
8. SOUTH AFRICA
*** LIBERATION 12/8/2005
- "FORMER NUMBER TWO IN TROUBLE", by correspondent in
Johannesburg Valerie Hirsch

*** LE MONDE 12/3/2005
- "HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE RECOGNIZED BY SOUTH AFRICA'S JUSTICE",
by correspondent in Johannesburg Fabienne Pompey


9. SUDAN
*** LA CROIX 12/8/2005
- "UNHCR REFUSES SUDANESE REFUGEES IN CAIRO", by Guillaume de
Dieuleveult in Cairo
-
10. MALAWI
*** LIBERATION 12/7/2005
- "FOOD DISORDER IN MALAWI", byspecial correspondent in
Blantyre Valerie Hirsch

11. AFRICA'S PRISONS
*** LA CROIX 12/7/2005
- "HUMAN RIGHTS ARE DENIED IN AFRICA'S PRISONS", by Caterine
Rebuffel

12. Minimize considered.
(ARS) STAPLETON

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