A reminder of today's wise words:
Quote Message: It is with a light basket that one escapes the rain" from A Luo proverb sent by Owino Onyango Mak'Oburu in Kenya
We normally rely on readers to tell us what the proverb means but today people have been completely baffled.
If you’re in the Senegalese capital this weekend, you could take in some art as the city is full of exhibitions as it hosts Dak’Art, the contemporary African art biennale. BBC Afrique has put together a gallery to whet your appetite.
And we leave you with this picture of a Rastafarian in the South African town of Knysna from our pick of the week's best images: