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Africa’s top shots: 13-20 April 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

Praise singers in traditional regalia dressed up for mass church service in Johannesburg, South Africa. EPA/Photo - 14 April 2017Image copyright
Getty Images

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Praise singers in traditional regalia dressed up on Good Friday for a church service in Johannesburg, South Africa…

Christian faithful carrying a cross during a silent march in Durban, South Africa. April 14, 2017. REUTERS/Rogan WardImage copyright
Reuters

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While these Christians carry a cross during a silent march in Durban, South Africa…

An Ethiopian Orthodox priest blesses faithful during an Easter eve prayer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 15, 2017. Picture REUTERS/Tiksa NegeriImage copyright
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The following day, an Ethiopian Orthodox priest blesses the faithful in Addis Ababa.

A Sudanese girl poses on Sunday at a local market in a protected region, 480 km from the capital Khartoum.Image copyright
AFP

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A Sudanese girl shows off her face tatoos on Sunday at a local market 480 km from the capital Khartoum.

Members of Zimbabwe's guard of honour parade during the country's 37th Independence Day celebrations Tuesday. / AFP PHOTO / 18 April 2017Image copyright
AFP

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Members of Zimbabwe’s Guard of Honour go on parade on Tuesday as part of celebrations marking the country’s 37 years of independence from Britain.

US Defense Secretary James Mattis leaves after placing a wreath at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier in Cairo on April 20, 2017.Image copyright
AFP

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The memorial of the “Unknown Soldier” in Egypt’s capital Cairo pictured on Thursday during a visit of US Defense Secretary James Mattis.

The parliament of Morocco during a joint public meeting in Rabat, on April 19, 2017, / AFP PHOTOImage copyright
AFP

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The same day, in Morocco’s capital Rabat, a female MP is pictured as she walks across the floor at joint meeting of parliament.

An antelope drinking from a pond in Dinder national reserve, in Sennar state in Sudan, Sudan. / AFP PHOTO 14 AprilImage copyright
AFP

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This shot taken on Friday shows an antelope by a pond in a national reserve in Sudan.

Female jihadists and their children sit at Reform and Rehabilitation foundation in Mitiga in Tripoli, Libya April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Ismail ZitounyImage copyright
Reuters

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A day earlier on Wednesday, female fighters from Islamist militant groups take their seat in a reform and rehabilitation centre in Libya’s capital Tripoli.

A Tunisian boy sells clothes at a market in the centre of Tunis on April 14, 2017. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAIDFETHIImage copyright
AFP

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In neighbouring Tunisia, where officials recently launched a project against child labour, a boy on Friday sells clothes at a market in the capital Tunis.

Images courtesy of AFP, EPA, Getty Images and Reuters

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39654569

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April 21st, 2017

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