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Africa’s week in pictures: 19-25 November 2021

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A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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On Sunday Nigerian artist Patoranking performs at the All Africa Music Awards in Lagos…

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Where Kenyan singer Nikita Kering won two prizes.

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In Senegal people gather outside the US embassy on Saturday to watch the US secretary of state speak.

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On Friday, women prepare traditional food for soldiers in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa.

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Historical artefacts are on display at the National Museum in Addis Ababa the next day.

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In central Morocco a monk prays on Tuesday at a funeral for a fellow cleric…

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Another monk stares at an icon of Christ on the cross.

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People walk at the site of the ancient temple of Luxor in Egypt on Wednesday ahead of the opening of the Avenue of Sphinxes.

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On the same day in the Tunisian province of Tozeur, a farmer climbs a tree to pick dates…

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As another farmer on the ground separates them.

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Further south on Monday, farmers in Cameroon harvest cocoa – the beans of which are used to make chocolate.

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The day before, a protester in Cape Town makes a passionate appeal to save South Africa’s Wild Coast where it is feared sound-sensitive marine life will be affected by a seismic survey to be conducted in search of oil and gas deposits.

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On the same day in Sudan, a protester lifts up a national flag at a demonstration calling for full civilian rule in Khartoum following last month’s coup…

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Demonstrators are all smiles on Thursday as they hit the streets again for the same cause.

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