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From the celebration of the world's largest religious festival to swimmers daring a dip in mid-winter Russia, we bring you this week's top photos.
An exhibition in Cape Town is showcasing handmade posters from the 1980s and 1990s that helped promote the revolution in South Africa.
HRW's damning report details how Egyptian security forces gunned down 1 150 protesters last year - an event that is not even under investigation.
How do we get rid of President Jacob Zuma? Well, you can't. And if you don't believe us, ask Helen Zille and Thuli Madonsela.
We take a look at developments of the deadly virus as it continues to spread in West Africa. How did it start and how are countries dealing with it?
Contemporary circus show Cirque Eloize is in Jo’burg for the first time. The M&G got a sneak preview to find out what makes this showcase a hit.
American singer Aloe Blacc talks to us about challenges in the music industry, who he would play in a biopic and what lifts his spirits.