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AFP Africa News Agenda

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What's happening in Africa on Sunday:

+ Election eve in Kenya as campaigning ends

+ Confirmation sought in killing of Qaeda chief in Mali

NAIROBI: With official campaigning over, Kenyans get ready for elections on Monday, the first polls since a bloody 2007-2008 post-election conflict. (KENYA-VOTE-POLITICS)

GAO/BAMAKO: French and Malian troops seek to flesh out rebels around Gao, the main city in northern Mali, as Algeria tries to confirm the reported killing of Abou Zeid, Al-Qaeda's top commander in Mali. Picture. Video. (MALI-CONFLICT)

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GOMA, DR Congo: Congolese army takes the initiative in the country's volatile east as rival factions of the M23 rebel movement fight among themselves, one week after 11 countries signed a UN-brokered framework accord for peace in the region. (DRCONGO-UNREST-REBELS)

CONAKRY: Following the situation in Guinea after three days of violence, which left at least three people dead and some 200 wounded, erupted during protests by the opposition calling for transparency in upcoming May 12 legislative elections. (GUINEA-POLITICS-UNREST)

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