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AFPTV Agenda

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We plan to file the following videos on Saturday. Please check the daily advisories for any additions and amendments.

-- TOP WORLD NEWS --

+ KENYA ELECTIONS

NAIROBI: Final day of campaigning ahead of the first round of general election. 1800 GMT

NAIROBI: Profile of Raila Odinga, a former communist turned powerful businessman and now prime minister who is tipped to win the presidential election. PKG

-- OTHER WORLD NEWS --

+ AFRICA

BINDUNRA, ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, Africa's oldest leader, celebrates his 89th birthday in front of 60,000 people. RAW. TBA

OUAGADOUGOU: Closing ceremony of the FESPACO, Africa's biggest cinema festival. RAW. Overnight Saturday / Sunday

BAMAKO/NORTH MALI: Monitoring events in Mali. RAW. TBC

GAO: Radio presenters are back on the airwaves spreading messages of reconciliation after the ousting of Islamist militants. RAW. 1100 GMT

+ EUROPE

LISBON: Anti-austerity protest. RAW. 1700 GMT

LONDON: Australian tycoon Clive Palmer talks about his plan for a perfect replica of the Titanic which he hopes will set sail in 2016. RAW. 1700 GMT

+ ASIA-PACIFIC

SYDNEY: Mardi Gras hits town in a flurry of sequins and feather boas. RAW. TBA

BANGKOK: General file footage of endangered species ahead of the CITES conference. FILE. 0300 GMT

+ MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

SYRIA: Monitoring conflict. RAW. TBC

+ LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

CARACAS: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life in a Caracas military hospital 10 days after returning from cancer treatment in Cuba. RAW images TBA

RIO DE JANEIRO: Police launch Sunday an operation to 'pacify' the Maré area, a group of 16 favelas close to the international airport. Ahead of the operation, AFPTV speaks with a security analyst on the effects these operations have in the reduction of crime in the city. RAW images and soundbites TBA.

-- FEATURES -

NOTRE-DAME-DU-LAUS, FRANCE: It's the perfect getaway for those who like to mix hurtling downhill with contemplative prayer: 'ski-spi', or skiing-and-spirituality holidays, available now in the French Alps. PKG

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