Today's African proverb: "Don't let others prepare the camel for you that's needed to fetch water if they will not take that camel to the well." A Somali proverb sent by Ali Ahmed, Kenya.
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We leave you with this image from our gallery of pictures of the week.
It shows South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa getting up close and personal with the skull of a new human-like species discovered in a burial chamber in South Africa.