Northern Ireland go through to the second round of the World Cup after a 51-49 loss to Zimbabwe sees them finish third in the group.
The call comes after more than 50 people were killed in an attack at a migrant detention centre.
Scotland progress to the second stage of the Netball World Cup, despite losing 52-43 to Uganda in their final preliminary round encounter.
Burundi's pro-government Imbonerakure has been accused of killings, rapes, arrests, and extortion.
Kenya’s annual Last Man Standing Rhino Cup takes place in a wildlife park.
Hodan Nalayeh launched a TV station in Canada and had recently moved to live and work in Somalia.
Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liverpool.
The angular shape of the construction contrasts with the straight sides of Egypt's "true" pyramids.
The Africa Cup of Nations has reached the semi-final stage, with both last-four ties being played on Sunday.
The Cameroon Football Federation bans its former president Tombi A Roko Sidiki for life for financial misappropriation.
Twelve-year-old Lwandle from Eswatini wants to inspire others to take up the hobby she loves.
Hundreds of migrants occupy the city's Panthéon and demand the right to stay in France.
The attack happened as regional politicians discussed elections in the southern port of Kismayo.
England start their 2019 Netball World Cup campaign in Liverpool with a 64-32 win over Uganda, who had a player sent off in the final quarter.
Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi.
Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre has spent three years in jail in a case of mistaken identity in Italy.
The operation is meant to recover illegal firearms and confiscate drugs, authorities say.
These footballers are fighting for the women's game to be given proper recognition in Egypt.
A spokesman says more than a dozen people were arrested, among them army and security officers.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.