BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Friday, 30 November 2007, 16:52 GMT
Africa in pictures: 24-30 November

Camels in Tangiers

Camels walks along a beach in Tangiers on Monday, when the Moroccan city lost out to Yeosu in Korea to host the 2012 International Expo.

South Africa Orlando Pirates supporters

South African Orlando Pirates supporters voice their support on Saturday during a football match that formed part of celebrations to mark the World Cup draw in Durban.

A South Africa stadium construction worker

On the same day, a worker is pictured at a Durban World Cup stadium construction site, where a recent strike has raised fears about completing it time for the tournament.

Malebogo Marumoagae - Miss Botswana - in China

Miss Botswana poses during a weekend fashion show ahead of the finals of the Miss World competition to be held in China's Hainan province on Saturday.

Pope Benedict XVI (l) and Senegalese Catholic Archbishop Theodore-Adrien Sarr (r)

Also at the weekend, Pope Benedict embraces Senegalese Catholic Archbishop Theodore-Adrien Sarr after giving him a red biretta symbolising his appointment as a cardinal.

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade (l) holds hands with Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (r)

On Wednesday, Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade extended the hand of friendship to Robert Mugabe by offering to defuse diplomatic tensions between Zimbabwe and the UK.

Somali women and children

Many fleeing Somalia's capital are going to nearby Afgoye, where these people wait at a clinic on Monday. The UN says up to 19% of under-fives are suffering from malnutrition.

Displaced children in DR Congo

People are on the move again in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as fears grow of renewed fighting. On Monday, a group of children seek refuge in an abandoned school.

Sudanese school boys walking home from school in Omdurman

On Thursday, Sudanese students walk home on the day a British school teacher was found guilty of insulting Islam by allowing a class teddy bear to be named Muhammad.

A Sudanese man reads newspapers at a street vender's corner outside the Khartoum court

The case has dominated headlines in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, where this vendor sat selling papers on Thursday. For more on Africa's week tune into Weekend Network Africa.



AFRICA IN PICTURES

Girl hanging out cloth to dry in Mali, West Africa [Photo: Barry Perks] Your take
Send us your photographs from across the continent
 
PHOTO JOURNALS

 

YOUR STORIES

 
VIEW OF THE WEEK

 

RELATED BBC LINKS



FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific