Algerians look down from their balconies on a puppet in Monday's parade in the capital, Algiers, to mark World Environment Day.
Two days later, two German soldiers and their dogs practise military manoeuvres from a helicopter prior to their unit's imminent departure to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
On Tuesday, a young girl leans against her mother while waiting for food at a feeding centre in the north-east of Kenya where there has been a severe drought...
... On the same day, Saudi Prince Al-Walid bin Talal feeds rice to a young Kenyan girl on a school feeding programme, funded in part by the Saudi Arabian government.
Meanwhile, schoolchildren in the east of Sudan attend class the day before in a hut in a camp for ethnic Beja people displaced by the fighting in the area.
In another displacement camp in the south of Sudan, a boy watches his mother cooking on Wednesday ahead of a UN Security Council team's visit to the south's capital, Juba.
On the same day a Nigerian man buys fuel on the black market in Lagos. Nigeria is Africa's biggest oil exporter but recent kidnappings have led to a 25% cut in production.
Earlier in the week, Somali Islamists in Mogadishu celebrate the success of the Islamic Courts, whose militia seized control of the capital on Sunday from warlords.
Tunisian supporters in Germany cheer their World Cup side on at a friendly match ahead of the tournament that is opening on Friday.
Also in Germany, Angolan forward Fabrice Akwa (r) signs a supporter's team jersey after a training session. For more on Africa and the World Cup listen to Weekend Network Africa.