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In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 5 – 11 June 2020

In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 5 – 11 June 2020

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

in_pictures Kenyan police officers remove an empty coffin left after the protest against police brutality in Nairobi on June 9, 2020.Image copyright
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On Tuesday police in Kenya’s capital Nairobi drag away an empty coffin left by protesters at a march against police brutality…

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… one of the protesters is the widow of a man who was killed during the night curfew put in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

in_pictures An activist shouts slogans in Accra, Ghana on June 6, 2020 during a protest against the death of George Floyd.Image copyright
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On Saturday people also gather in Ghana’s capital Accra to show solidarity with those protesting against the death of George Floyd in the US.

in_pictures Prophet Paseka Motsoeneng, popularly known as Prophet Mboro, wears a face mask as he celebrates inside the Incredible Happenings Ministry Church, in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni on June 07, 2020.Image copyright
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In South Africa people start returning to their places of worship after lockdown restrictions are eased, including South Africa’s Prophet Paseka Motsoeneng on Sunday in Ekurhuleni…

in_pictures A man carrying a prayer mat and wearing a mask as preventive measure against COVID-19 coronavirus has his temperature checked at the entrance of the Nizamiye Mosque ahead of the Friday prayer in Midrand, Johannesburg, on June 5, 2020Image copyright
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… religious leaders keep strict restrictions, like a temperature check at this mosque in Johannesburg on Friday…

in_pictures Muslims wearing masks as preventive measure against COVID-19 coronavirus await in line to enter the Nizamiye Mosque ahead of the Friday prayer in Midrand, Johannesburg, on June 5, 2020.Image copyright
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… which worshippers patiently wait for.

in_pictures Malian riot policemen keep an eye on Muslims gathering for the Friday prayer in the Independence square in Bamako on June 5, 2020.Image copyright
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On the same day, riot police keep an eye on Muslim Friday prayers in Bamako, Mali….

in_pictures Malians gather at the Independence square in Bamako on June 5, 2020.Image copyright
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… because one of the most influential personalities in Malian politics, Imam Mahmoud Dicko calls for a march after prayers…

in_pictures This aerial view shows Malians gathering at the Independence square in Bamako on June 5, 2020.Image copyright
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… Thousands gather to protest against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

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On the same day protesters head to the Nigerian police headquarters in Abuja to demand a public register of sex offenders.

in_pictures A man is tested for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Vrededorp, Johannesburg, on June 5, 2020.Image copyright
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And also on Friday, a man is tested for coronavirus in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters.

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