A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond:
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On Friday, an employee of the French cinema chain Pathé walks through a recently opened cinema in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. It has been described as the biggest cinema in West Africa.
A young South African man performs a stunt during an event organized by the Soweto Street Fighters team on Saturday, where hundreds of young men from the township gather to compete for who puts in the best performance, including cycling the most beautiful.
There is more action in Tunisia on the same day that the Istanbul Art Culture Association performs at a show in Tunis called Mouldia, to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, known as Mawlid…
There are more Mawlid celebrations in Morocco, where these women attend a religious ceremony at al-Aaroui in the northeastern province of Nador.
The following day, Sunday, these male models take part in a fashion show for designer Stefano Ricci, at the temple of Pharaoh Hatshepsut near the Nile in Egypt. Stefano Ricci celebrates 50 years in the fashion industry.
During the same show, these models strike pointed poses.
French President Emmanuel Macron receives his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Élysée Palace on Thursday. A few days earlier, Mr. Akufo-Addo had received an honorary doctorate from the Sorbonne University in Paris for his work as president, including entrenching democratic values in Ghana.
Ivorian-born British singer Ivorian Doll poses for a photo at the launch of a collaboration between Off-White – a brand founded by the late American designer Virgil Abloh – with luxury shoe brand Church‘s.
There’s more glamor as Nigerian-American director Chinonye Chukwu (second from left) poses alongside other American actors in California on Saturday at the screening of a film titled Till, which is about the mother of ‘Emmett Till – an African American teenager who was murdered in the United States in 1955 after a white woman accused him of stalking her.
This woman attends the Benin Bronzes repatriation ceremony at the National Museum of African Art on Tuesday in Washington DC. The bronzes – which are historic works of art – were stolen from modern Nigeria by the British in the 19th century.
This man enjoys a portion of rice and plantain at a market in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
It’s showdown time at a wrestling event in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
There’s less drama and more joy on Monday as these girls dance during celebrations marking Uganda’s 60th anniversary of independence…
A Red Cross worker stands in his personal protective equipment on Tuesday before burying someone amid an Ebola outbreak in Uganda that has claimed at least 19 lives, according to official government figures. ..
The next day, these volunteers are trained on how to carry out safe burials for Ebola victims.
There are colorful scenes as this man flies a kite during the 28th Cape Town International Kite Festival on Sunday, whose participants raise money for mental health causes.
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