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Africa’s week in pictures: 13 – 19 November 2020

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Publishedduration4 hours agoA selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent: image copyrightEPAimage captionA Kenyan bride has her make-up perfected ahead of her wedding on Saturday.image copyrightAFPimage captionOn the same day in Egypt, an archaeologist tends to an ancient sarcophagus…image copyrightAFPimage captionDozens of mummies and gilded statues have been uncovered at a vast…

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

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image captionA Kenyan bride has her make-up perfected ahead of her wedding on Saturday.

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image captionOn the same day in Egypt, an archaeologist tends to an ancient sarcophagus…

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image captionDozens of mummies and gilded statues have been uncovered at a vast necropolis in Saqqara.

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image captionShark-spotters at Fish Hoek beach in Cape Town haul in their barrier net on Tuesday evening. They remove it at the end of each day then set it up again in the morning, to protect people at the popular swimming spot from shark attacks.

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image captionUgandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine is arrested during a campaign rally on Wednesday. Outraged supporters then staged protests, where at least 16 people were killed. Other opposition candidates have since suspended their campaigns in solidarity with the reggae star-turned-politician.

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image captionAfter fleeing fighting between Ethiopia’s central government and regional Tigray forces, this man sets about building a home in Um Raquba refugee camp in Sudan on Sunday…

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image captionThese children are among the thousands of people already living in the camp…

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image captionHundreds have reportedly been killed in Tigray and at least 30,000 people have crossed the border into Sudan.

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image captionIn Senegal on Saturday, Aminata Gueye looks at photos of her 24-year-old son Mohamed, who died at sea while trying to reach the Spanish overseas territory of the Canary Islands.

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image captionAnd on Monday, schoolgirls in eastern Zimbabwe look at a book together.

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