That's it from us today. Listen to theAfrica Today podcast and keep up-to-date with stories from across the continent on the BBC News website.
Today's African proverb: "It is only a foolish dog which barks at an elephant." Sent by Mung´omba Ngoma, Luanda, Angola.
And we leave you with this graduation picture of Nigerian student Abubakar Umar, who survived a Boko Haram attack last November.