A child cools off in a public pool in Soweto, South Africa. The weather service has classified the current heat wave being experienced by parts of South Africa as "extreme", and has warned that it is set to persist until Sunday.
South Sudanese refugees line up for food at the Tzaipi refugee camp in Adjumani, 471 km (293 miles) north of Uganda's capital Kampala.
Pro-European integration supporters with taped mouths attend a rally against newly approved laws in Kiev, Ukraine. Supporters of Ukrainian President Yanukovich rammed a sweeping law through parliament on Thursday in an attempt to curb anti-government protests.
A man carrying his child runs away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt's security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo. Morsi supporters held sporadic protests against this week's constitutional referendum.