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Africa's week in pictures: 1-7 June 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.
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image captionA hopeful dog scavenges in plastic waste at the Kibarani dump site in Kenya's coastal city, Mombasa, on Sunday ahead of UN World Environment Day.
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image captionOn Friday, the Kenyan police band parades in Kisumu for Madaraka day celebrations - the annual commemoration of Kenya's passage to self-rule.
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image captionAt the Nigeria-England World Cup friendly a day later, a fan flaunts his hat from the new Nigeria football kit, which sold out within 24 hours.
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image captionTunisia admitted to the BBC on Tuesday that their goalkeeper had twice faked injury in World Cup warm-up matches so that his tired teammates could break their Ramadan fast with dates and water.
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image captionClownfish swim among coral reefs in the Comoros archipelago on Friday - the region is also home to the elusive, deep-sea coelacanth fish which scientists have dubbed a "living fossil".
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image captionA miner filters soil in search of minerals on Tuesday as South Africa legalises informal, small-scale mining in limited areas...
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image captionFormerly illegal miners can now operate independently. They hope to strike lucky and find raw diamonds, as at least one person did with these stones pictured on the same day.
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image captionOn Saturday, actors dressed as soldiers from the Zimbabwe National Army search for innocent civilians in the bush in 1983: The Dark Years, a play previously banned under former President Robert Mugabe which revisits events from the Gukurahandi massacres.
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image captionAnd a dancer from the Cape Town City Ballet pirouettes on stage during a free lunchtime concert on Tuesday.
Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, EPA and Télévision Tunisienne 1.

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