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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.