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In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 7-13 February 2020

In_pictures Africa’s week in pictures: 7-13 February 2020

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

in_pictures A girl holds a falcon near October city on the outskirt of Cairo, Egypt - Friday 7 February 2020Image copyright
Reuters

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A girl holds her falcon during a desert competition for birds of prey on the outskirts of Egypt’s capital, Cairo, on Friday.

in_pictures Spanish actress Victoria Abril dancing with a man at the Temple of Philae in Aswan, Egypt - Tuesday 11 February 2020Image copyright
EPA

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Spanish actress Victoria Abril, in Egypt for the Aswan International Women Film Festival, dances on Tuesday at the Temple of Philae on Tuesday.

in_pictures Tourists in Gharb Suhil, Egypt - Wednesday 12 February 2020Image copyright
EPA

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The next day, a tourist takes a selfie at a Nubian village near Egypt’s Aswan Dam.

in_pictures A woman takes a picture with a mobile phone of a mural believed to be made by street artist Laika portraying Patrick George Zaky (L) wearing an inmate's uniform and being embraced by Giulio Regeni (R) with the words: Image copyright
EPA

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A new mural attracts attention near Egypt’s embassy in Rome showing Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was murdered in Egypt in 2016, embracing Patrick George Zaky, an activist who was arrested in Cairo last week.

in_pictures Pope Francis (L) and Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak (R) at the Vatican - Friday 7 February 2020Image copyright
EPA

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On Friday, Pope Francis greets Egypt’s Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak during an audience at the Vatican.

in_pictures Malians take pictures of each other on the banks of River Niger in Segou, Senegal - Saturday 8 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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On Saturday, Malians take pictures of each other on the banks of the River Niger as they attend an arts festival in Segou.

in_pictures Young men walk along a beach at sunset in the capital, Tripoli, Libya - Monday 10 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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Young Libyans walk along a beach at sunset in the capital, Tripoli, on Monday…

in_pictures Two African migrants on the Aita Mari looking at to see at a boat full of migrants - Monday 10 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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On the same day, two African migrants on board a Spanish rescue boat in the Mediterranean, watch a new group of migrants waiting to be rescued…

in_pictures Migrants rescued by Spanish rescue ship Aita Mari rest on Sunday after their ordeal.Image copyright
AFP

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Some of those already rescued, by the Aita Mari crew in international waters off Libya, rest on Sunday after their ordeal.

in_pictures Female Ethiopian acrobats in a tower on one another performing in Kiev, Ukraine - Saturday 8 February 2020Image copyright
EPA

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Ethiopian acrobats from the African Dream Circus perform in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, on Saturday.

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in_pictures A man holding a locust in Katakwi, Uganda - Tuesday 11 February 2020Image copyright
Getty Images

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A man holds up a locust he has caught and intends to eat on Tuesday in eastern Uganda, where soldiers have been deployed to fight an infestation.

in_pictures Seraphin Kouassi Kouadio, 66, one of the last street watchmakers in Ivory Coast, at work in Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Wednesday 12 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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One of the last street watchmakers in Ivory Coast is pictured at work in Abidjan on Wednesday.

in_pictures Moroccan women hold up a flag at a demonstration against the US Middle East peace plan in Rabat, Morocco - Sunday 9 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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Moroccan women attend a big demonstration on Sunday against the US Middle East peace plan in the capital, Rabat.

in_pictures People waving at Miss Universe from a building in Johannesburg, South Africa - Thursday 13 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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Well-wishers in South Africa wave to Miss Universe on Thursday as she parades through Johannesburg on an open-topped bus…

in_pictures Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi waving aboard an open-topped bus in Johannesburg, South Africa - Thursday 13 February 2020Image copyright
EPA

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Zozibini Tunzi, who won the Miss Universe title in December, arrived home earlier in the week and is touring the country.

in_pictures A man pierces a boy's tongue for the Thaipoosam Kavady festival at the Hindu temple in Chatsworth township, South Africa - Saturday 8 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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A man pierces someone taking part in the Thaipoosam Kavady festival, dedicated to the Hindu god of war, near the South African city of Durban on Saturday.

in_pictures South Africa' national cricket side in a huddle in Johannesburg, South Africa - Sunday 9 February 2020Image copyright
Getty Images

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It’s pretty in pink for South Africa’s cricketers on Sunday as they huddle together during their match on Sunday against England.

in_pictures Trevor Noah celebrates winning a point in a tennis match in Cape Town, South Africa - Friday 7 February 2020Image copyright
AFP

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And South African Comedian Trevor Noah is also in pink for a celebrity doubles match on Friday. He and Rafael Nadal lost to Roger Federer and Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

Images from AFP, EPA, Getty Images and Reuters

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