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Africa's week in pictures: 22-28 June 2018

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

A displaced Somali girl attends a class at a makeshift school at the Badbado IDP camp in Mogadishu, Somalia - 25 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption A girl smiles during a lesson at a camp for displaced people in Somalia's capital on Monday…
A displaced Somali boy attends a class at a makeshift school at the Badbado IDP camp in Mogadishu, Somalia - 25 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption University students have been volunteering to teach about 600 children at various camps in Mogadishu for more than a year, AFP reports.
A Kenyan couple dance at the construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Nairobi, Kenya - Saturday 23 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption A Kenyan couple dance on Saturday at the construction site of a railway between Nairobi and Naivasha as the president came to inspect the project…
A track-laying machine at the construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Nairobi, Kenya - Saturday 23 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Here a track-laying machine is pictured constructing what will be Kenya's longest railway bridge.
A helicopter flying over a rhino in Nairobi National Park, Kenya - Tuesday 26 June 2016 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Vets prepare to shoot a black rhino with a tranquiliser on Tuesday so it can be relocated from Nairobi National Park to an area in the south-east of the country.
Kenyans on bikes watch a football match on a giant screen in Nairobi - Tuesday 26 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption On the same day, Kenyans watch Nigeria take on Argentina at the World Cup on a screen installed on a truck in Nairobi…
Nigerian footballer Victor Moses doing a somersault in Russia - Tuesday 26 June 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption The match saw Super Eagle Victor Moses somersaulting after scoring an equaliser…
A crying Nigerian fan in Lagos, Nigeria - Tuesday 26 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption But this Lagos fan's devastation after Argentina scored to win 2-1 summed up the feeling of many African fans...
Painted Senegalese fans saluting in Russia - Thursday 28 June 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption Senegal was the continent's last hope of getting to the knockout round. These fans in Russia salute before the match on Thursday against Colombia...
Senegalese supporters watch the Senegal v Colombia match on a giant screen at a fanzone in Dakar, Senegal - Thursday 28 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Back home thousands watching on a giant screen are left broken hearted when the Lions of Taranga go on to lose the game.
Morocco fans inside the stadium before the match, Kaliningrad, Russia - Monday 25 June 2018 Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Moroccan fans still cheered on the Atlas Lions on Monday, even though the team was already out before kick-off against Spain.
Fans watch a match between Japan and Senegal in Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Sunday 24 June 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption Ivory Coast didn't make it to the World Cup, but fans are still glued to the TV in Abidjan - pictured here on Sunday watching Senegal v Japan.
People playing football in the streets of Monrovia Image copyright EPA
Image caption On the same day, the empty streets of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, mean people can play some football for themselves.
A woman walks past a collection of ties that belonged to South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg, South Africa - Thursday 28 July 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption A woman walks past a collection of ties which belonged to South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela on Thursday as the country prepares to mark 100 years since the anti-apartheid icon's birth.
Followers of controversial preacher Elisabeth Wosho Onyumbe arriving at her funeral in Kinshasa, DR Congo - Saturday 23 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Followers of preacher Elisabeth Wosho Onyumbe, known as "Maman Olangi", arrive at her funeral in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday...
Mourners of preacher Elisabeth Wosho Onyumbe dressed in white at her funeral in Kinshasa, DR Congo - Saturday 23 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Thousands of people dressed in white in the capital, Kinshasa, to mourn the wealthy founder of a Pentecostal church.
Algerian Kawther Mehani dives for the ball in Cambrils, Spain - Thursday 287 June 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption An Algerian beach volleyball player dives during a match against Spain on Thursday at the Mediterranean Games in the Spanish town of Cambrils.
Egyptians cool off near Cairo at Ain Al Sera lake in Al Fostat district, Cairo, Egypt - Friday 22 June 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption And finally, Egyptians - and a horse - cool off in a lake on Friday near Cairo as temperatures soar to 40C.

Images from AFP, EPA and Reuters.

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