Nigeria: Eighty of 100 Chinese nationals arrested on suspicion of being in Nigeria illegally are released by Nigerian Immigration Services.
Egypt: Two days of voting are over and early indicators show Muslim Brotherhood's Islamist candidate leading in the race for president.
Ivory Coast: IMF official says political turmoil in Mali and in Guinea Bissau have dampened hopes for robust economic growth in West Africa.
Zambia: For over two decades seed bank in Lusaka run by the Southern African Development Community has supplied farmers with good seed varieties.
South Africa: Designers show work inspired by South Africa's most famous township, Soweto.