Members of the African National Congress Youth League, and supporters of the South African president Jacob Zuma, demonstrate outside the Weekly Mail and Guardian media offices, on Thursday, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The demonstrators were protesting against the election coverage by these media groups.
French soldiers of the Sangaris contingent patrol the site of a barricade in central Bangui. Security forces fired warning shots as protesters in Bangui demanded the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic on Friday
A girl in South Sudan displaced by her country’s conflict carries a boy through a camp for internally displaced people at a UN base in Malakal, Upper Nile State
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A woman with a sticker on her head bearing the slogan “Bring back our girls” marches for the release of the more than 200 abducted Chibok school girls in Lagos on Thursday, during a demonstration by civil society groups and celebrities of the film and entertainment industries to press for the girls’ release, seven weeks after their abduction by Islamist militant group Boko Haram
People angered by an attack on a church in central Bangui, the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, take part in a protest. At least 15 people, including a priest, were killed and several others wounded in clashes on Wednesday, a military source said Read more
Sub-Saharan migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, early in the morning on Wednesday. Several hundred African migrants charged the barbed-wire border fence in Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla with many managing to get across while dozens of others were beaten back by Moroccan and Spanish police Read more
An injured man is carried by protesters who were shot at by French soldiers as they blocked a road in Bambari, Central African Republic, on Thursday
A group of migrants from Somalia that survived an accident in the Aegean Sea last week, arrive at the port of Piraeus in Athens on Monday
Protestors demonstrate in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to bring attention to the more than 200 girls abducted in Nigeria.
Women and children prepare to flee with their belongings following incidents of sectarian violence close to the town of Grimari on Wednesday in the Central African Republic