A reminder of today's wise words:
Quote Message: Those who do not listen to the voice of the elderly are like trees without roots." from A Luo proverb sent by Fredrick Onyango Owich, Siaya, Kenya
And we leave you with one of our top shots from across the continent this week .
The top tier of a cake baked for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's 93rd birthday decorated with his portrait by his office staff.