On September 1st, 2016, parts of Africa will see an annular solar eclipse, which occurs when the Moon if further away from the Earth in its orbit. Some parts of the continent will see a partial eclipse. See a 'Ring of Fire' Annular Solar Eclipse Thursday Via Slooh Webcast
Warning: Never look directly at the sun, even during an eclipse, without proper eye protection; serious and permanent vision damage can result.
Solar Eclipse 2016 Guide: When, Where & How to See It