Counting is under way in Ghana's presidential elections, with early results backing predictions of a tight race between the two main candidates.
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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has annulled a presidential decree that gave him expanded powers but a constitutional referendum will go ahead, officials say.
A man has been arrested over allegations of racial abuse towards Cameroon's Sebastien Bassong in Swansea.
Uganda maintain their regional dominance with a 2-1 victory over arch-rivals Kenya in the final of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup.
Cameroon's Sebastien Bassong is on target for Norwich in their 4-3 win at Swansea in the English Premier League.
South Africa's former leader Nelson Mandela is in hospital for tests, but the president's office says there is "no cause for alarm".
Egypt's army urges dialogue to resolve a crisis over President Morsi's new powers, and vows not to allow the country to slip into "a dark tunnel".
Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi says an Africa Cup of Nations call-up for Nigeria would be a dream come true.
Voting in Ghana for a new president and parliament enters its second day after technical glitches led to long delays in some areas on Friday.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has called for foreign firms operating in the country to become fully owned and controlled by local people.
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Egyptian protesters break through a security cordon outside the presidential palace, as the opposition rejects a call for dialogue by President Morsi.
Three people are killed in an explosion near a mosque in a predominantly Somali area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the Red Cross says.
Voting is continuing in parliamentary and presidential elections in Ghana, which are seen as a model for democracy in Africa.
Three French ex-soldiers receive suspended jail sentences for their role in the murder of Ivorian Firmin Mahe, while a fourth man is acquitted.
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The farm of former white minority leader Ian Smith is seized by Zimbabwe's government, as President Robert Mugabe addresses his supporters.
Opposition leaders reject President Mohammed Morsi's call for national dialogue, as Egypt braces for a fresh day of protests.
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi wants ex-Germany youth international Sidney Sam to play for the Super Eagles in March.