28 February 2014
Last updated at 22:36
Nuer people pirogue through the Sudd swamplands in Unity state, central South Sudan on Friday. Thousands of Nuer are believed to have fled there after soldiers descended on Panyijiar county earlier in the month allegedly looting and killing, the AFP news agency reports.
Also on Friday, a portrait of BBC presenter Komla Dumor is pictured during his funeral in Ghana's capital, Accra. Komla Dumor, one of Ghana's best known journalists, died suddenly at the age of 41 at his London home in January.
On the same day, a Chadian woman carries her national flag during a ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Zakouma National Park, in Goz Djarat, where President Idriss Deby set ablaze 1.1 tonnes of ivory as a message to poachers.
A supporter of populist South African leader Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters party jumps over a puddle on Saturday as he attends the launch of the EFF's manifesto in Thembisa, a large township in the Gauteng province.
On the same day, South African cricket fans support their national team in the second test match against Australia in Port Elizabeth.
In Mali, military police on motorcycles escort Morocco's monarch and the Malian president through the streets of the capital, Bamako, on Sunday as King Mohammed VI leaves the country following a five-day official visit.
On Wednesday, Ugandan women protest in the capital, Kampala, against new anti-pornography and dress code legislation banning miniskirts. Two days earlier, President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill into law toughening penalties for gay people.
Also on Wednesday, a boy gestures in front of burning tyres as protesters block a street in Libya's second city, Benghazi, after the killings of two policemen.
The following day, Kenya-based journalists demonstrate in the capital, Nairobi, as part of the Global Day of Action in Support of Press Freedom. Events supporting three Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt took place in different parts of the world.
And a man holds up daily newspapers in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), on Thursday featuring a photo of French President Francois Hollande, who was visiting Nigeria. Two days earlier French lawmakers approved an extension of the country's military operation in CAR.