A giant whale kite, a massive pumpkin and a gravedigging competition round out this week's best images.
His death comes nearly two years after he was forced to resign as president in the wake of a sudden military takeover.
He was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign.
Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai.
Flooding continues, making Idai one of the most destructive natural disasters in southern Africa’s recent history.
Many more are missing in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in the region's most destructive flooding in 20 years.
Mnangagwa is a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a coup in November.
Whoever wins will face the mammoth task of putting Zimbabwe back on track after 37 years of Mugabe rule that was tainted by corruption and diplomatic isolation.
Though Mugabe is out, Dr. John Sentamu warned that Zimbabwe's past "won't go away."
It brings the curtain down on Robert Mugabe's 37 years in power.
“The people have spoken. The voice of the people is the voice of God,” he told thousands of supporters.
But after decades of authoritarian rule, the country faces a long road to reform its repressive political system.
As the country celebrates its dictator's downfall, his authoritarian system remains intact.
The world's oldest serving president will step down after 37 years in power.
Thousands of people have joined mass protests against Mugabe and calls to resign have come from many sides.
He and his wife Grace would be granted full immunity if he steps down.
The 93-year-old leader has ruled the country for the last 37 years.
Mugabe appeared in public for the first time since Zimbabwe's military took over three days ago.
“The folly that the killing helps lions and elephants is just that ― pure folly."