1 of 8 Here are a selection of the pictures sent in by you the readers of cafe life in Africa. We start with Julia Buethe's images from Ethiopia.
2 of 8 "We were so fortunate to experience a real coffee ceremony...
3 of 8 ...we had travelled there for St Patrick's Day festivities!"
4 of 8 Viktoria Khimchak: "I was in Egypt last year on holiday and I was amazed by the culture of Africa. My lasting memories are of the distinguish flavour of the coffee and the well-wishing waiter."
5 of 8 Geert Rombaut: "The picture I am sending you was taken in the only café in Farah, a small trading town in the Deux Balês province, some 200 km south of Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. Madame Delphine runs a "buvette" on the main street of the town."
6 of 8 Zewdu Teklu: "I live in Denmark, here is how we enjoy Ethiopian Caffe in Denmark"
7 of 8 Berhane Gebreselassie: "Here is a picture of a coffee ceremony...