Localresidentslay sandbags to stop water entering their homes following flooding in Antananarivo, Madagascar in February 2015.
The golden funerary mask of Tutankhamun, a king of Ancient Egypt is being displayed during an unveiling ceremony at the Egyptian Museum after its restoration process completed by German restoration specialist Christian Eckmann and his team, on December 16, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
South African security forces clash with students who marched towards the Parliament building in Cape Town, South Africa on October 21, 2015 during a protest against fee hikes. Universities in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and other cities halted lectures during several days of protests against fee increases that many students say will force poor blacks further out of the education system.
Coffins are seen in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on October 9, 2015 during a gathering of up to 3,000 people to remember victims of September 16 coup which left 10 dead.
Nigerians are seen at the “Computer Village”. This is a bazaar where electronic products such as mobile phones, computer hardware and accessories are sold, in the Ikeja suburb of Lagos, Nigeria on February 24, 2015. It is one of Africa’s biggest computer markets, attracting locals and foreign tourists.
Jeremy Bokila of Democratic Republic of the Congo (2nd L) celebrates after scoring a goal during 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match between Congo and Republic of the Congo in Bata, on January 31, 2015.
A Liberian Red Cross burial team suits up in Ebola protectant clothing before collecting the body of a toddler from a home in the West Point township on January 28, 2015 in Monrovia, Liberia.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli joins a clean-up event outside the State House in Dar es Salaam on December 9, 2015. Magufuli cancelled Independence Day celebrations and ordered a national day of clean-up instead.
A Kenyan shows a suitcase with the pictures of Obama family on a street in Nairobi on July 24, 2015, ahead of the US President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe falls after addressing supporters upon his return from an African Union meeting in Ethiopia on Wednesday. Mugabe, 90, was elected chairman of the African Union this year.
Commuters at a station of Ethiopia’s new light railway street car on October 12, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Pope Francis shakes hands with a woman at the Kasarani Sport Stadium in Nairobi on November 27, 2015. Pope Francis was on an African tour which allowed him to visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic (CAR)
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L), South African President Jacob Zuma (C) and President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe (R) attend the China-Africa cooperation forum (FOCAC) at the Sandton convention center in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 4, 2015.
A handmade plane built in 570 days by 35 year old Ethiopian inventor Asmelash Zerefu is seen in the Sendafa town of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on December 09, 2015. Asmelash Zerefu, who doesn’t have any aviation education, plans to fly his plane next year.
Child soldiers in Pibor, Jonglei State, surrendered their weapons and uniforms in a ceremony overseen by the South Sudan National Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission, and the Cobra Faction and supported by UNICEF.
An illegal migrant reacts at the coast of Souq al Jum’aa region in Tripoli, Libya after he was captured on March 13, 2015. A total of 97 illegal migrants from Senegal, Mali, Cameroon, Nigeria and Liberia got caught by Libyan Security Forces as they were en route to Italy after their boat broken in Tripoli, Libya on March 13, 2015.
Algerians pray for rain because of the dry season in the country, Algiers, Algeria on December 18, 2015.