A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A member of a minstrel troupe sports a suit matching his umbrella at the annual Tweede Nuwe Jaar (Second New Year) Minstrels Parade in South Africa’s Cape Town on Saturday. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption…

A series of the week’s handiest photos from at some stage in the continent and beyond:

A man with face paint and matching black-and-yellow umbrella

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A member of a minstrel troupe sports activities a suit matching his umbrella at the annual Tweede Nuwe Jaar (2nd Fresh Yr) Minstrels Parade in South Africa’s Cape City on Saturday.

Man under an 'umbrella' of balloons

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Below an umbrella of balloons, an Egyptian dealer awaits customers in Cairo real throughout the Coptic Orthodox Christmas celebrations on Tuesday.

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Man with two hats on top of each other

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A stylist from Guinea-Bissau reveals off his mischievous hat fashion at the London Vogue Week Males’s version on Sunday.

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Imane Ayissi laughing

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And Cameroonian fashion dressmaker Imane Ayissi is having a laugh in his studio in Paris, France on Monday.

Young men pumping their hands up in the air in defiance

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A crowd of opposition protesters in Liberia demonstrates at the Attach The Insist stammer in the capital Monrovia…

A man holds a sign that says

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On the identical stammer, this younger man has a message for the president.

An aerial view of fisher boats in the ocean

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An aerial search for reveals fishing boats basking in the daylight at the harbour in Sal Rei at Boa Vista island, Cape Verde, on the identical day.

A general view of the city

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Whereas a gentle haze surrounds the town of Mekelle in Ethiopia on Sunday…

Mostly female worshippers sitting on steps

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…the attach Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers succor a church service.

People sitting in the grass by a tree

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It is a holy gathering in South Africa too, as worshippers of the Nazareth Baptist Church embark on a tranquil pilgrimage to the Nhlangakazi Holy Mountain 85km (52 miles) north of Durban on Saturday.

People dancing in the street

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Thousands of miles a ways flung from the tranquillity of the pilgrimage, family of an 18-365 days-historical Kenyan man spot free in occasion of his circumcision in Nairobi’s Kibera on Monday.

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