Africa's week in pictures: 23-29 March 2018

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A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

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Image caption, On Tuesday, the second day of voting in Egypt's presidential election, a woman dances under a flag in Cairo...
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Image caption, Still dancing the next day - this time a whirling dervish. The poster features the incumbent president and says: "Go and participate"...
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Image caption, But there was heavy security presence at the vote. The main opposition candidates either pulled out or were prevented from running.
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Image caption, Over on the other side of the continent, people celebrate outside the High Court after the go-ahead is given for Saturday's presidential run-off vote in Sierra Leone...
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Image caption, Voters are bound to be wondering what the candidates will do to improve the economy, which is in dire straits. Some people, like this woman, are among the poorest in the world.
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Image caption, On Tuesday, traditional dancers perform to celebrate Botswana's farewell rally before President Seretse Ian Khama steps down on Saturday...
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Image caption, ... one woman is overcome at the rally in his home village of Serowe.
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Image caption, On Wednesday, politician Hassan Ayariga rides on horseback through Ghana's capital, Accra, in protest against reports the US military could start using Ghana as a base.
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Image caption, On Thursday, a dust storm engulfs Sudan's capital, Khartoum, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools.
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Image caption, On Friday, a tuk tuk lies in ruins after a car bomb detonated in a busy street in Mogadishu, Somalia, the day before.
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Image caption, On the same day in Beijing, school children wait to greet Namibia's President Hage Geingob.
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Image caption, On Wednesday, disgraced Australian cricketer Steve Smith is pictured leaving South Africa after his involvement in ball-tampering during the third Test between the two countries was revealed.
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Image caption, While on Sunday, Kenya's Rugby Cup final saw this complicated embrace.
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Image caption, And finally boys play football in Morocco's southern Sahara desert on the same day during the International Nomad Festival.

Pictures from AFP, Reuters, EPA and Getty Images.

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