Africa's week in pictures: 8-14 March 2019


A selection of photos from across Africa and Africans elsewhere this week:

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African-Australian Afro-techno music group Digital Afrika perform on Saturday in Adelaide, Australia.

Libyan women attend the national day of the Libyan costume at the Martyrs Square in the capital Tripoli, on March 13, 2019Image copyright
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Libyan women at the Martyrs Square in the capital, Tripoli, celebrate the national day of the traditional costume on Wednesday.

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This man wearing traditional Masaai dress attends a Magical Kenya Open event on the same day.

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Giraffes running with city skyline in the backdrop - Nairobi, Kenya on March 13, 2019Image copyright
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Also on Wednesday, giraffes chase each other in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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These cows gather at Dirkier cattle camp in South Sudan on Friday. Cattle are very important for many South Sudanese communities, as they are used as a store of wealth, as well as a source of food…

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Also in the South Sudanese town of Udier, this Catholic believer attends a church service.

Rescue workers carry a man rescued from the ruble at the scene of a building collapse in Ita Faji, Lagos, Nigeria, 13 March 2019Image copyright
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Rescue workers carry a man rescued from the rubble at the scene of a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday.

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Although President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has withdrawn his bid for a fifth term in office, these protesters demand an immediate change in the Algerian capital, Algiers on Wednesday.

A woman holding flowers cries for a Chinese victim during a memorial service at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 13, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.Image copyright
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A woman weeps during a memorial service at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on Wednesday in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

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A group of men distribute water at a peaceful protest organised by the opposition in the Benin city Cotonou on Monday.

Mokeira Oyaro does body art on a man at the Africa Nouveau Festival on Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Mokeira Oyaro does body art on a man at the Africa Nouveau Festival on Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya.

This woman wears African jewellery at the same event.

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This woman shows off her jewellery at the same event.

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