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Africa's week in pictures: 13-19 April 2018

Discussion in 'Arts/Photography' started by Wilbur, May 16, 2018.

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

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    Revellers at the annual Popo Carnival in south-eastern Ivory Coast dress in a variety of costumes on Saturday...

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    ...and many of the men dress as women during the festivities.


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    These two men dressed as bride and groom...


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    ... While others used face paint and other objects to adorn themselves.


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    Eliud Kipchoge, one of the favourites for the London Marathon, poses at a photocall ahead of the 2018 race on Thursday.


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    Berlin's "Togo street" is pictured on Saturday after local politicians agreed to rename streets linked to atrocities Germany committed when a colonial power in Africa.


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    On Monday, a group of young Somali women talk and joke together in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp.


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    While on Wednesday, intruders stole the ceremonial mace from Nigeria's Senate. The item was recovered the next day under a flyover in the capital, Abuja.


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    Tens of thousands of people attended Winnie Madizikela-Mandela's funeral on Saturday...


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    It was held at a stadium in Soweto close to where the late anti-apartheid campaigner lived...


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    Orlando Stadium reverberated as thousands sang liberation songs, paying tribute to the freedom fighter known to many simply as Mama Winnie...


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    ... Opposition politician Julius Malema was briefly moved to tears when he spoke, causing the sign language interpreter to pause.


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    Supermodel Naomi Campbell walked arm-in-arm with members of the Mandela family.


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    In neighbouring Zimbabwe, children form a mosaic in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's likeness during Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday.
     
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