South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, whose comments have been blamed for a wave of xenophobic attacks, appeals for restraint.
The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenya's Caroline Rotich win the men's and women's races respectively at the Boston Marathon.
Inside the city migrants use to cross the Sahara
A land remembered for famine is slowly turned green
Why has Libya become main route for migrants?
How Kenyan failings have boosted al-Shabab
African artists give their take on the Divine Comedy
Should a colonial explorer still gaze over Victoria Falls?
The BBC's Andrew Harding asks what the defacing and removal of the Cecil Rhodes statue in Cape Town says about South Africa.
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