30th September 2020

In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 4-10 September 2020

In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 4-10 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 captionOn Tuesday members of the Tigray circus rehearse in the Ethiopian city of Mekeele…

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image caption… the circus provides training for disadvantaged young people.

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image captionOn Friday former Congolese wrestler Maitre Satonge pays tribute to his former colleague and friend, Alphonse Mwimba Makiease, a champion of albino rights, who died after a year-long illness.

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image captionActivists from the South African opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters protest outside the shop Clicks in Polokwane on Monday over a shampoo advert which described black hair as dull and white hair as normal.

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image captionOn Wednesday a school acts as a polling station for the Tigray regional parliamentary election in northern Ethiopia…

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image caption… Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government postponed all elections because of the coronavirus pandemic and has deemed this election illegal…

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image caption… the election represents the latest challege to Mr Abiy’s authority.

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image captionOn Tuesday people in Sudan’s capital Khartoum continue to struggle with floods…

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image caption… countrywide, floods have killed nearly 100 people and made thousands homeless.

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image captionMeanwhile, on the other side of the continent, floods also hit Senegal’s capital Dakar.

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image captionOn Monday this scene is captured in the alleyways of the Kibera neighbourhood of Kenya’s capital Nairobi.

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image captionOn Tuesday protesters in London demand reparations for those affected by oil spills in the Niger Delta in Nigeria.

Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, EPA and Reuters.

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