It is now seven days since the Lagos government state began reinforcing restrictions on the commercial use of motorcycles and rickshaws in certain areas of the state. As commuters groan from the attendant inconvenience and affected investors explore downsizing. Lagos insists it will see the enforcement through, citing security concerns among others. CNBC Africa's Deborah Movoria reports.
Western Cape premier Helen Zille declared the province a disaster area on Monday and urged residents to manage their water supplies more efficiently as the South African region tries to cope with what she described as the "worst drought since 1904".