1st December 2019

In_pictures Africa’s top shots: 22-28 November 2019

In_pictures Africa’s top shots: 22-28 November 2019

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

in_pictures A couple leaning against a car in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau - Sunday 24 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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A couple in Guinea-Bissau lean against a taxi in the capital, Bissau, after voting in the presidential poll on Sunday…

in_pictures Fishermen unload their catch at a port in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau - Monday 25 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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The next day, fishermen in the port in Bissau unload their catch. None of the 12 candidates won more than 50% of the vote, so a run-off between the top two will be held next month.

in_pictures Dancers on stage at the Afrima ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria - Sunday 24 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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Dancers perform during the All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Sunday…

in_pictures Congolese musician Awilo Longomba on stage with dancers at the Afrima ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria - Sunday 24 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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Also on stage dazzling the crowd during the Afrima ceremony is Awilo Longomba, a music star from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

in_pictures Someone in traditional dress looking like a zebra during a carnival in Dakar, Senegal - Saturday 23 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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At a carnival in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, on Saturday someone dresses up to perform in a traditional lion hunting game…

in_pictures Someone in traditional dress looking like a lion during a carnival in Dakar, Senegal - Saturday 23 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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The event is aimed as showing the diversity of Senegal’s culture with traditional costumes, dancing, music and food to be enjoyed.

in_pictures A woman boxing during a mixed martial arts class in Giza, Egypt - Sunday 24 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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On Sunday, a woman boxes during a mixed martial arts class in Giza, south-west of Egypt’s capital, Cairo…

in_pictures A woman kick-boxing during a mixed martial arts class in Giza, Egypt - Sunday 24 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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Some of the women attending the class joined to defend themselves against potential harassment, the European Pressphoto Agency reports.

in_pictures Women taking part in a march to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Khartoum, Sudan - Monday 25 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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The next day, Sudanese women march in the capital, Khartoum, to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

in_pictures Passengers ride on board a train in Khartoum, Sudan - Tuesday 26 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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Passengers ride on board a train in Khartoum heading from the north of the city to the centre on Tuesday. The government reportedly inaugurated two new train lines last week.

in_pictures A woman carrying two plastic containers on a motorbike taxi in Monrovia, Liberia - Tuesday 26 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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On the same day in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, a woman takes a ride on a motorbike taxi with some large containers.

in_pictures A fisherman on a fishing boat on Lake Wegnia in Koulikoro region, Mali - Saturday 23 November 2019Image copyright
Reuters

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A fisherman is seen crossing Lake Wegnia in Mali on Saturday.

in_pictures A giant duck puppet created by Wydad Casablanca football fans seen at a stadium in Casablanca, Morocco - Saturday 23 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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During a football derby between Raja and Wydad in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Saturday, Wydad fans control a giant duck puppet to cheer on their team.

in_pictures Anti-election protesters in Algiers, Algeria - Tuesday 26 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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Protesters in Algeria’s capital, Algiers, hold placards reading “No” in Arabic as they call for a boycott of presidential elections due to be held next month.

in_pictures Religious leaders from Ethiopian-Jewish community leading prayers in Jerusalem, Israel - Wednesday 27 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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The next day, religious leaders from the Ethiopian-Jewish community in Jerusalem lead prayers during a holiday to celebrate their arrival in Israel over the last few decades.

in_pictures Femi Kuti and British band Coldplay performing in Amman, Jordan - Saturday 23 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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Nigerian musician Femi Kuti performs with British band Coldplay at the historic Citadel in Jordan’s capital, Amman, on Saturday.

in_pictures Children amid destroyed homes in a camp for displaced people in Maban, South Sudan - Monday 25 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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On Monday, South Sudanese children stand among the rooftops of homes destroyed by floodwaters in a camp in Maban for those who have fled their homes…

in_pictures A man hanging out fish to dry in Maban, South Sudan - Tuesday 26 November 2019Image copyright
AFP

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The next day, a man hangs out to dry fish caught in a stream formed as a result of flooding in Maban.

in_pictures Yoga students training outside in Johannesburg, South Africa - Thursday 28 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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People training to become yoga teachers practise together in the South African city of Johannesburg on Thursday.

in_pictures South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi taking a selfie at Anfield in Liverpool - Wednesday 27 November 2019Image copyright
EPA

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And South Africa’s Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi takes a selfie at Anfield, home ground of English Premier League football team Liverpool, during the Champions League match against Italian side Napoli on Wednesday.

Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters

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