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Africa’s Top Shots: Twins, Tulle And Tidy Hats

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

A reveller smiles for the cameras at Uganda’s Royal Ascot Goat Race on Saturday. The annual event began in 1993 as a parody of the UK’s famous horse race. Photo credit: AFP

 

Also on Saturday, models for Mozambican designer Taússy Daniel strike poses on the catwalk at AFI Johannesburg Fashion Week…
Photo credit: GALLO IMAGES

 

Another model has her hair and make-up tended to backstage…
Photo credit: GALLO IMAGES

 

Also at the event were the Ndlovu Youth Choir, seen here performing for attendees…
Photo credit: GALLO IMAGES

 

While frothy tulle designs by House Of Jahdara were among the pieces on display.
Photo credit: GALLO IMAGES

 

Identical twin sisters Kehinde Olofin (L) and Taye Olofin take part in the Igbo-Ora World Twins festival on Saturday…
Photo credit: AFP

 

Alese Kehinde Akat (L) and Alese Taiwo also attend…
Photo credit: AFP

 

The event is held in a part of south-western Nigeria reputed to have one of the highest incidences of multiple births in the world.
Photo credit: AFP

 

At Nigeria’s football friendly against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday, a boy holds up a sign in Portuguese that reads “Neymar can I have your shirt, I’m your biggest fan”.
Photo credit: ALLSPORT CO.

 

Tunisian military officers take a selfie while escorting sealed voting materials to a polling station in the capital on Saturday, ahead of a presidential vote-off later won by retired law professor Kais Saied.
Photo credit: AFP

 

And on Sunday in Botswana, supporters join a rally for Tshekedi Khama – the brother of former President Ian Khama – who is standing as a parliamentary candidate in next week’s elections.
Photo credit: AFP

 

Images courtesy of AFP, Anadolu Agency, Getty Images, Gallo Images and Allsport Co.

Source: BBC

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