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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.
We take a look at what got South Africans talking on twitter this week, as well as Mugabe's complete turnaround.
On Wednesday, thousands of people gathered in the Spanish town of Bunol to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina.
Hungry South Africans will have to fight for their daily bread as the rand continues to plummet against foreign currencies.
This is the story of people whose lives depend on what we leave in our bins.
Artist Palesa Makua leads 'My Skin Speaks' - a project that challenges how society views women and encourages women to embrace their bodies.
An HRW report finds that the South African government is failing half a million children with disabilities who are shut out of the education system.