Foreign-owned shops in South Africa are attacked and looted overnight in Johannesburg, despite thousands rallying against xenophobia on Thursday.
President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.
Police in Burundi fire tear gas to disperse opposition supporters calling for the president not to run for a third term.
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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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