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Leaders gather to celebrate African unity


Mali is expected to be discussed: It is preparing to receive a UN peacekeeping force to support French soldiers fighting Islamist rebels in the desert north since January.

The agenda will also likely include Madagascar — in political deadlock since a 2009 coup — and the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, where UN-backed government soldiers are struggling to quash rebels.

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