A Tanzanian man is pictured in Stone Town on the island of Zanzibar over the weekend enjoying a coffee at a cafe which writes Kiswahili words in the froth.
Three South African children wait to move into a new home in a Cape Town township on Friday which is being built by Irish volunteers tasked with constructing 200 homes in one week for the Niall Mellon Township Trust.
On Monday, supporters of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, known as the Young Patriots, mark the fifth anniversary of violent clashes against the French army following the 2002 attempted coup.
The next day, women in southern Sudan drag a sack of grain dropped from a UN plane over the village of Pochalla, in the eastern state of Jonglei.
Senegalese villagers gather in front of a dam near the northern village of Labgar on Thursday.
On the same day, French soldiers arrest suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia. They also seized assault rifles, rocket launchers and other weapons in the operation.
Rwanda’s airport in the capital, Kigali, is thrown into confusion on Thursday after an aircraft smashes into the VIP lounge shortly after take off, killing one passenger.
A pocket watch made for Ethiopian Emperor Menelik II, dating from 1893, is displayed during an auction preview at Sotheby’s in Geneva on Wednesday.
Nigerian players celebrate the second goal during their 3-1 semi-final victory over Spain in the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in Lagos on Thursday. They play Switzerland in the final on Sunday.
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