At least two people die in violent protests in Burundi after the president announces he will seek a third term.
South Africa expresses regret over Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador to South Africa over a spate of attacks targeting foreigners.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.
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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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