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The solar eclipse in the sky in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania today
Gabonese police forces patrol as they clear barricades in the streets adjacent to the National Assembly, in Libreville on Thursday
Residents move furniture through debris and building rubble after a building collapsed in Mogadishu’s Shangani district today
A vendor sells cigarettes before opposition party supporters clashed with police in Harare, Zimbabwe
Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) dance and sing around Wonderkop Hill during the 4th anniversary of the Marikana shooting in Rustenburg, South Africa. Police forces shot dead 34 miners from the Lonmin mine four years ago after a protracted strike in the mining sector. Relatives and fellow miners gather at Wonderkop hill each year to remember those who died and were wounded.
Sudanese children play in mud in the village of Makli that was flooded as the river Gash burst its banks
Political Party agents check the voters roll at Kanyama Basic school voting station during Zambian general elections in Lusaka.
People stand in a queue to cast their vote during the municipal elections in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday
South African Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago
A member of the civil society chants slogans during a protest dubbed “Stop extrajudicial killings” after the killing of human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, his client and their driver in Nairobi, Kenya
Wreckage of a minibus ripped apart by a landmine just outside Somalia’s capital Mogadishu
Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius walks across the courtroom without his prosthetic legs during the third day of the resentencing hearing for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court, South Africa
Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius leaves after the second day of his sentencing for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court, South Africa today