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Africa’s Top Shots: ‘Star Wars’ Revellers And Giant Puppets

A selection of photos from across Africa this week:

Ivorian fishermen return to shore in the main city of Abidjan on Wednesday…
(Photo credit: EPA)

 

In the city on Saturday, women take part in a beauty contest known as Miss Nappy. The term “nappy” is used across Francophone Africa to mean natural hair. Photo credit: AFP

 

A giant puppet of the late Amílcar Cabral, who led the fight against Portuguese colonial rule in Guinea-Bissau, is out on the streets of the capital amid election campaigning on Thursday…   Photo credit: EPA

 

Joy is in the air on Wednesday in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh, where children release balloons during events to mark World Children’s Day. Photo credit: AFP

 

It is all glitz and glamour at the Cairo International Film Festival on Wednesday, where Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby (L) receives an award for excellence from Tunisian actress Hend Sabry. Photo credit: AFP

 

A woman dances on Saturday at the Dunes Electronique music festival held in Ong Jmal in south-western Tunisia… Photo credit: AFP

 

Source: BBC

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