We're closing the BBC Africa Live page for now, but you can get more in-depth coverage of the African news from the BBC News Online Africa page.
Today's African proverb: "Hands wash each other." A Zulu and Swahili proverb sent by Steve Mazinga, St Francis Bay, South Africa.
You can contribute your proverb by going to the bottom of this page.
We leave you with this picture of a US Secret Service agent in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, taking advantage of President Obama's busy meeting schedule to give his armour-plated limousine "The Beast" a bit of a clean.