Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari edges ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan in early election counts, though key states are yet to declare.
Constant updates from around Africa as Nigeria awaits the result of the presidential elections.
Joan Kagezi, the top Ugandan state prosecutor in the trial of 13 men suspected of a deadly al-Shabab bomb attack, is shot dead in Kampala.
The chairman of South Africa's power utility resigns following calls for him to be sacked over allegations of interfering with operations.
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Uganda circumcision truck fights HIV
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Profile of South Africa comedian who got top US TV job
The name admired by presidents and warlords
BBC launches new way to keep up with African news
For 26 years Mark Doyle has reported from Africa becoming a household name across the continent - it seems presidents and rebels alike will miss him as he leaves the BBC.