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AFP Africa News Agenda

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What's happening in Africa on Wednesday:

+ Kenyans await results in close election race

+ Memorial for man dragged by S.African police

NAIROBI: Kenyans await results for tightly fought presidential elections, the first since disputed polls five years ago triggered a wave of bloodletting, with deputy prime minister Uhuru Kenyatta taking an initial lead. (KENYA-VOTE)

DAVEYTON, South Africa : Memorial for Mozambican national Mido Macia who died in South African police custody after officers dragged him behind their van. Picture. Video. From 0900 GMT. (SAFRICA-POLICE-DEATH-MOZAMBIQUE)

-- OTHER ITEMS --

BAMAKO: Fighting rages between armed Islamists in northeastern Mali and French and Chadian troops (MALI-CONFLICT-FRANCE)

PRETORIA: Bail hearing for 20 Congolese men arrested in South Africa for allegedly plotting to overthrow Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila. From 0700 GMT. (SAFRICA-DRCONGO-UNREST-TRIAL)

CONAKRY: Following the situation in Guinea after deadly clashes in the country ahead of scheduled legislative polls on May 12 which the opposition fears may be rigged. (GUINEA-POLITICS-UNREST)

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