Africa’s week in pictures: 15

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

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On Friday, bride-to-be Marie Andrea Offoumou gets ready for her wedding…

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The 28-year-old married Indat Ange Désiré in Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan soon after the lockdown was eased.

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On Monday, a barber cuts this young client’s hair in Egypt’s capital of Cairo…

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And women in northern Egypt prepare butter biscuits called Kahk on Saturday.

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On Tuesday in Algeria, volunteers spray inside a building with disinfectant.

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Frontline medical staff warm up before a free zumba class at Nairobi’s Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital on Sunday.

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Pre-pandemic, this Ethiopian Airlines plane would normally be full of people but instead its seats are stripped on Friday to make way for cargo.

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On the same day, a woman walks past a mural reminding Abidjan’s residents of anti-coronavirus hygiene measures…

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It’s a similar scene in Sale, Morocco, on Sunday where this graffiti encourages people to stay at home to avoid spreading the virus…

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And also the next day in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi, where residents are reminded it’s a community effort.

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On Wednesday, a woman holds freshly minted bank notes in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, brought into circulation to ease the cash crisis.

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On Monday Ugandan police seize activist Stella Nyanzi, leaving her glasses behind, at a protest she called against the government’s handling of food relief.

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This boy waits alongside adults queuing to vote in Burundi’s general election on Wednesday, which at least one opposition figure has already labelled a sham.

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A tailor fashions face masks at his sewing machine in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, on Monday.

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A day earlier, a goose stretches its wings at a lake in South Africa’s biggest city Johannesburg.

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While a cat takes it easy at Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egypt, on the same day.

Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters.

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