A reminder of today's wise words:
Quote Message: An egg never sits on a hen." from Sent by Aley Daud Kantande in Lilongwe, Malawi
We leave you with this photo of a Kenyan police band during the celebration making 55 years of self-rule. It's one of our favourite pictures taken this week.
And, as a bonus, we're sharing this picture taken recently of a fearless hippo attempting to intimidate a helicopter. The aircraft was brought in to remove the animal after it attacked a baby hippo: