30th September 2020

In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 11 – 17 September 2020

In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 11 – 17 September 2020

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A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond:

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image captionThree men head out for an early morning paddle on Tuesday on the Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg, South Africa…

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image captionDays earlier in the neighbourhood of Soweto, a customer visits a hair salon…

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image captionSeen from the outside here, also on Friday.

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image captionOn Sunday Hyvin Kiyeng, Mercy Chepkurui and Beatrice Chepkoech – all Kenyan – compete at the Istaf athletics event in Germany.

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image captionA sleepy student yawns on Tuesday as Tunisia’s schools reopen for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began in March.

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image captionOn Saturday thousands of supporters attend a rally in Ivory Coast’s capital for former President Henri Konan Bédié, who is standing for election once again at next month’s polls. His long-time rival Alassane Ouattara is seeking a third term in office following the sudden death of his protégé Amadou Gon Coulibaly.

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image captionSerious flooding in parts of Sudan’s capital Khatoum is seen from the air on Monday.

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image captionLeaders of West Africa’s regional bloc Ecowas lead talks with Mali’s military on Tuesday, as they seek a transition to civilian rule following last month’s coup.

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image captionAnd South Africans wait to pay tribute to the passing funeral procession of anti-apartheid activist George Bizos. The human rights lawyer, who represented Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia trial, died last week aged 92.

Pictures from Reuters, EPA and AFP.

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