A reminder of today’s African proverb:
Quote Message: Mother, carry me, and I will carry you." from A Bemba proverb sent by Clinton Mweemba, Lusaka, Zambia.
And we leave you with this tribute to renowned Malian guitarist and singer Ali Farka Toure, who died 10 years ago after a battle with cancer.
BBC Focus on Africa radio's Bola Mosuro spoke to Toure's good friend Lucy Duran about the musician:
Photo: Tiago Angelino, Lisbon, July 2005. Courtesy of World Circuit.