Wednesday, 30 September, 2020

Africa’s week in pictures: 10-16 April 2020



A range of the week’s very best shots from throughout the continent:

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A gentleman covered in smoke assists fumigate elements of Kenya’s money, Nairobi, on Wednesday as section of ongoing efforts to disinfect general public places to prevent the unfold of coronavirus…

A member of the Sonko Rescue Team, an NGO founded by Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, uses a smoke machine to spray streetsImpression copyright
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Streets, sector stalls and other surfaces are becoming disinfected.

A man rides his motorcycle during a sandstormImpression copyright
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On the exact same day there is a sandstorm in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, but this motorcycle rider soldiers on.

A sculptor carves a mask in his sculpture workshop in Grand-Bassam, Ivory CoastGraphic copyright
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An Ivorian sculptor carves a mask in Grand-Bassam on Tuesday, a day right before World Artwork Working day.

An Egyptian archeologist performs restorations on the golden sarcophagus of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh TutankhamunGraphic copyright
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It is a unique type of sculpting on Monday in the Grand Egyptian Musuem, where an archaeologist allows restore the golden sarcophagus of the historic Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

Egyptian clown Ahmed Naser wearing a face mask helps children to put on face masksGraphic copyright
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On the streets of Cairo, Egyptian clown Ahmed Naser, putting on a experience mask, aids kids to put on theirs.

Cuban doctors at the airport after arriving Angola on FridayGraphic copyright
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The Cuban flag flutters as a delegation of medical practitioners pose for a picture on Friday after arriving in the Angolan funds, Luanda, to help the nation struggle coronavirus.

Men ride a horse in the sea in SenegalPicture copyright
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Guys and horse just take a wash on Saturday in Senegal, several hours prior to a coronavirus curfew kicks in…

A man walks with his pet dog at the beach before the curfew in SenegalImage copyright
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On the beach, this male prefers a dry leisurely wander with his canine.

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People are seen during an exercise session in NigeriaGraphic copyright
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Get established, go… People today work out in Nigeria’s cash, Abuja, the place the freeway is devoid of site visitors on Monday mainly because of a lockdown in the condition to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Founder of the Akamasoa association celebrating Easter in a granite quarry in Antananarivo on April 12Impression copyright
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On Sunday, founder of the Akamasoa association, Father Pedro, conducts the traditional good mass celebrating Easter in a granite quarry in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

A parishioner prays outside a closed church in ZimbabweImage copyright
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This parishioner in Zimbabwe prays outside a closed church as there is a 21-day nationwide lockdown to curtail the unfold of the coronavirus disorder.

A group of homeless men take in the last of the days light before seeking a place to sleep in South AfricaPicture copyright
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A group of homeless males in South Africa acquire in the previous of Thursday’s daylight in advance of seeking a spot to snooze. The country is also in lockdown.

Pictures: Reuters, EPA and Getty Pictures



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