25th May 2020 in In Pictures In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 15 – 21 May 2020 In_pictures A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent: Image copyright Reuters Image caption On Friday, bride-to-be Marie Andrea Offoumou gets ready for her wedding… Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 28-year-old married Indat Ange Désiré in Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan soon after the lockdown was eased. Image copyright Reuters Image caption On Monday, a barber cuts this young client’s hair in Egypt’s capital of Cairo… Image copyright Reuters Image caption And women in northern Egypt prepare butter biscuits called Kahk on Saturday. Image copyright AFP Image caption On Tuesday in Algeria, volunteers spray inside a building with disinfectant. Image copyright EPA Image caption Frontline medical staff warm up before a free zumba class at Nairobi’s Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital on Sunday. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pre-pandemic, this Ethiopian Airlines plane would normally be full of people but instead its seats are stripped on Friday to make way for cargo. Image copyright AFP Image caption On the same day, a woman walks past a mural reminding Abidjan’s residents of anti-coronavirus hygiene measures… Image copyright EPA Image caption It’s a similar scene in Sale, Morocco, on Sunday where this graffiti encourages people to stay at home to avoid spreading the virus… Image copyright Reuters Image caption And also the next day in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi, where residents are reminded it’s a community effort. Image copyright EPA Image caption On Wednesday, a woman holds freshly minted bank notes in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, brought into circulation to ease the cash crisis. Image copyright Reuters Image caption On Monday Ugandan police seize activist Stella Nyanzi, leaving her glasses behind, at a protest she called against the government’s handling of food relief. Image copyright Reuters Image caption This boy waits alongside adults queuing to vote in Burundi’s general election on Wednesday, which at least one opposition figure has already labelled a sham. Image copyright AFP Image caption A tailor fashions face masks at his sewing machine in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, on Monday. Image copyright Reuters Image caption A day earlier, a goose stretches its wings at a lake in South Africa’s biggest city Johannesburg… Image copyright EPA Image caption While a cat takes it easy at Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egypt, on the same day. Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters.