Queues to vote in Ghana elections
7 December 2012 Last updated at 18:25 GMT
Voting is continuing in parliamentary and presidential elections in Ghana, which are seen as a model for democracy in Africa.
Polls closed at 17:00 GMT, but officials said anyone still waiting would be allowed to vote. There have been complaints of delays and long queues remain in some areas.
A tight race is expected between President John Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo in the new oil producer - one of the world's fastest-growing economies.
Akwasi Sarpong reports from Accra.