21st May 2020 in In Pictures In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 24 – 30 April 2020 In_pictures A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond: Image copyright Reuters Image caption On Wednesday in Kenya, eight-year-old Stacy Ayuma has her hair threaded. Though the style is not new, some are now playfully calling it “coronavirus” because they say it resembles the virus’ prickly shape as seen under a microscope. Image copyright EPA Image caption On Tuesday, a man wears a face mask in the colours of Liberia’s national flag at the health ministry in the capital, Monrovia. Image copyright EPA Image caption Mannequins also make a statement with masks in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, on Saturday. Image copyright AFP Image caption On Tuesday in the South African city of Johannesburg, a care home resident receives home-cooked food from volunteers. Image copyright Reuters Image caption In the same city a day later, residents cover their mouths as they queue for free meals. Image copyright Reuters Image caption In Ivory Coast on Friday, this boy prepares dates outside a mosque. During Ramadan, Muslims traditionally end their daily fasts by snacking on this fruit ahead of the main meal. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Also in Abidjan on the same day, a girl stands next to religious texts. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Food supplies are prepared ahead of distribution to people in need on Tuesday in the suburbs of Senegal’s capital. Image copyright Reuters Image caption “Long live Egypt” reads this mural pictured on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt. Image copyright AFP Image caption On the same day in north-western Morocco, a horse-drawn cart passes a mural daubed with messages of thanks to essential workers. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Passengers wear face masks on board a bus in Kenya’s capital Nairobi a day later. Image copyright EPA Image caption A solitary carpenter bee collects pollen from a flower in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday. Image copyright EPA Image caption And on Wednesday in Johannesburg, autumn trees are reflected in the water of a local reservoir. Pictures from Getty Images, AFP, EPA and Reuters.