A policeman tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi on tuesday. Protestors opposed to the president’s decision to run for a third term chased, beat and stoned the woman, who was later handed back to the police
A police officer with a bag depicted the image of US President Barack Obama, stands on patrol as protesters march through the Musaga district of Bujumbura, in Burundi, Monday
South African Police officers and soldiers from the South African Defence Force SADF guard migrants sitting after raiding buildings in Johannesburg central business district in the early hours of the morning in an operation where more than 300 illegal immigrants and foreign nationals were arrested.
Pedestrians pay for piggy-back rides across flooded Morogoro Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Thursday
Jean Claude Niyonzima, a suspected member of the ruling party’s Imbonerakure youth militia, pleads with soldiers to protect him from a mob of demonstrators after he emerged from hiding in a sewer in the Cibitoke district of Bujumbura, Burundi on Thursday
Demonstrators seem to be dressed as trees as they walk to a barricade in the Musaga district of Bujumbura, Burundi, on Wednesday
A malnourished child rescued by Nigerian soldiers from the Islamist militants Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest rests on the ground at Malkohi refugee camp in Yola
A man poses with a wooden rifle in the Musaga neighbourhood in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Tuesday
Somali refugees peer over a thisle fence in a neighbouring compound at Hagadera sector of the Dadaab refugee camp, north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi
Protesters carry a dead crow as they chant anti-government slogans during demonstrations against the ruling CNDD-FDD party’s decision to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term in office, in Bujumbura, Burundi on Thursday
A boy wears sunglasses with the dollar sign as he walks down a street in Bujumbura, Burundi on Wednesday
A police officer searches a man on Monday as South African police officers backed by soldiers of the South African Defence Force conduct searches and identity checks in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, an area mostly inhabited by foreign nationals
A disabled protester sits on the road during clashes with riot police against the decision made by Burundi’s ruling National Council for the Defence of Democracy-Forces for the Defence of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term in office, in the capital Bujumbura, on Monday
An anti-xenophobia activist stands chained in front of a banner, as thousands of people get ready to march against the recent wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa through the streets of Johannesburg CBD on Thursday
The hands of displaced foreign nationals seen as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners in east of Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday
Mothers and their children wait in line to be give food at a Red Cross refugee camp set up for foreign residents due to recent xenophobia attacks in the Primrose area of Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday. Xenophobia attacks that started in the port city of Durban two weeks ago and have spread to the countries largest city of Johannesburg
The Empire State Building is lit in red and purple in New York as part of efforts to bring attention to the 219 missing Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram a year ago.
A young Yemeni poses with a gun during a protest against Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen, outside the Sanaa based UN offices in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday
A member of the Sudanese security forces waits outside a polling station, where he is registered to vote, in Khartoum, Sudan on Monday.