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What's happening in Africa on Tuesday:+ Kenya's Odinga to challenge poll results+ Malawi ministers accused in 'coup plot'+ Tunisia assembly votes on new governmentNAIROBI: Kenya's defeated presidential hopeful Raila Odinga prepares a legal challenge to results that named his rival Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's new president elect, after a vote marred by allegations of rigging. Picture. Video. (KENYA-VOTE)BLANTYRE: Eleven high-ranking politicians face charges in Malawi over allegations that they plotted to oust President Joyce Banda, who succeeded Bingu wa Mutharika after his death in 2012. Picture. (MALAWI-POLITICS-COUP-ARREST) TUNIS: Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly votes on a new government formed by Islamist Ali Larayedh in a bid to end a major political crisis sparked by the February 6 assassination of a prominent opposition leader. From 1400 GMT. Picture. (TUNISIA-POLITICS)-- OTHER ITEMS --BENONI, South Africa: Bail application of nine South African police officers accused of killing Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia who was dragged behind their patrol van continues at Daveyton Magistrate's Court. 0630GMT (SAFRICA-COURT-POLICE-VIOLENCE)LUANDA: Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos holds talks on regional security with South Africa's Jacob Zuma and Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo. (ANGOLO-DRCONGO-SAFRICA-DIPLOMACY)DAKAR: Mali's interim president Dioncounda Traore wraps up a visit to Senegal as fighting continues between French troops and Islamists in northest Mali. Press conference at 0900 GMT. Picture. Video. (MALI-CONFLICT)ALGIERS: IMF chief Christine Lagarde visits Algeria (to March 14). (ALGERIA-ECONOMY-IMF)LOME: Journalists stage a "day with no news" to protest a law adopted last month that allows authorities to impose stiff sanctions on news outlets without going through a court of law. (TOGO-MEDIA-LAW)MAPUTO: Emerging oil and gas frontier Mozambique holds its first oil and gas summit attended by local and international investors. Until Wednesday. (MOZAMBIQUE-OIL-GAS-SUMMIT)BANGUI: Following developments in the Central African Republic after rebels attacked two southern towns, two months after signing a peace deal. (CENTRAFRICA-UNREST)DAKAR: Lebanese President Michel Sleimane begins a visit. Picture. (SENEGAL-LEBANON-DIPLOMACY)afp

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