Initial results from Nigeria's election show little separating the two main candidates for the presidency, with full results due on Tuesday.
Updates from Africa on the day the BBC launched a live page of news from the continent, including the first election results from Nigeria.
South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.
A colonial-era statue of Cecil Rhodes on a South African university campus has been boarded up after student protests.
South African comedian on Ebola, race and Oprah
The name admired by presidents and warlords
Would Weah have lifted the cup under new visa rules?
BBC launches new way to keep up with African news
Best photos from the final week of campaigning
And nine other great things about Nigeria
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.