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Africa’s Top Shots: Celebrations, Demonstrations And Innovation



Africa’s week in pictures: 19-25 April 2019

A selection of photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week:

Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian children react to holy water being sprayed on them by a priest on Palm Sunday.

 

And it’s a different celebration in Nigeria as South African and Nigerian artists turn it up for the Gidi Culture Festival in Lagos on Saturday.

 

A nurse collects medical supplies delivered by Zipline drones at the New Tafo Government Hospital in eastern Ghana on Tuesday.

 


And in Libya, children have fun near the port of Tripoli on Monday.

 

Sudanese demonstrators ride atop a train from Atbara, the birthplace of an uprising that toppled Sudanese former President Omar al-Bashir, as they approach the military headquarters in Khartoum on Tuesday.

 

On that same day, over at the military headquarters, one demonstrator helps paint another’s face.

 

In Senegal, young Christian men take to the floor to demonstrate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Dakar on Good Friday.

 

South African police officers fire rubber bullet as they chase protesters in the streets of Johannesburg on Tuesday.

 

Images: AFP, EPA and Getty Images

Source: BBC

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