Aurelie Halbwachs won the women's individual time trial at the African Road Cycling Championships ©Getty Images

Uganda's Charles Kagimu and Aurelie Halbwachs of Mauritius have secured individual time trial gold medals at the African Road Cycling Championships in Accra.

Kagimu was first across the line in the men's race as he finished with a time of 46min 25sec in the Ghanaian capital.

He was followed 40 seconds later by Rwanda's Moise Mugisha.

The former under-23 champion picked up 55 International Cycling Union ranking points for his efforts over the 36-kilometre course.

Henok Mulubrhan took the last step on the podium for bronze with 47:28 on the clock.

The women's event was 33 per cent shorter, at 24km, and saw Halbwachs prevail.

The 36-year-old sealed her fourth continental gold medal in a time of 35:09.

She outpaced Valentine Nzayisenga with ease as the Rwandan secured silver 36 seconds later.

Halbwachs' compatriot Kimberley Le Court de Billot sealed third just three seconds behind Nzayisenga following a thrilling sprint finish.

Algeria dominated the junior time trials as the country picked up both gold medals.

Cham Djadoued Nhari won the men's race in 33:17 to beat Ugandan Lawrence Lorot and countryman Nasrallah Essemiani who were seven and 13 seconds behind respectively.

Siham Bousba and Malak Mechab then secured an Algerian one-two in the women's race with the latter clocking in 35 seconds after Bousba's leading 18:56.

They were joined in the top three by bronze medallist Alemu Keno of Ethiopia in 20:02.