The African Union meets in Accra, Ghana, for a summit with attention focussed on a proposal by Muammar al-Gaddafi of Libya for a pan-African government.
- Flooding in southern Ghana caused by heavy rain leaves at least 10 people dead and the streets of Accra under water.
- The death toll from an explosion at a gasoline station on Wednesday in the Ghanaian capital Accra rises to over 200.
- An explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana, kills at least 78 people.
- At least 11 people are killed in a fire at a filling station in the Ghanaian capital Accra.
- Health Ministers from the Economic Community of West African States will meet in Accra, Ghana to discuss the crisis.
- Niger deports Saadi al-Gaddafi, son of Muammar al-Gaddafi, to Libya.
- An Allied Air cargo plane crashes into a minibus after overshooting the runway at Accra's Kotoka International Airport in Ghana killing at least twelve people.
- The African Union officially recognises the National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate leadership.
- South African President Jacob Zuma will visit Libya for talks with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, in renewed efforts by the African Union to broker a cease-fire in the 2011 Libyan civil war.
- Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi reaches 41 years in power; there are less than 24 months left until he is scheduled to become Africa's longest serving ruler, overtaking former Gabonese President Omar Bongo who died in 2009.