Africa's week in pictures: 6-12 July 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 captionAn albino model takes part in a show on Friday at South Africa's famous Durban July - a racing event where fashionistas take centre stage.
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image captionEgypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II, flanked by head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis, releases a dove the next day after meeting clerics in Italy.
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image captionHorsemen ride in a choreographed cavalry charge during the opening ceremony of a Berber festival in Morocco on Sunday…
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image captionThe annual event in the western desert town of Tan-Tan celebrates local traditions...
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image captionAnd it brings together nomadic groups from across northern Africa.
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image captionA Ugandan rugby player fends off a Kenyan rival during a World Cup qualifier in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Saturday…
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image captionThe Kenyans went on to win the match 38-22 - much to the delight of these fans.
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image captionSchoolgirls are pictured queuing for lunch on Wednesday in Kajiado in southern Kenya.
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image captionA historic hug on Monday between Ethiopia's prime minister (L) and his Eritrean counterpart (R) ended a 20-year state of war between their nations.
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image captionIt is all smiles on Wednesday when South Africa's leader Cyril Ramaphosa (L) greets Muhammadu Buhari at the Nigerian leader's residence in Abuja.
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image captionPower lines are seen on Tuesday in South Africa's Khayelitsha township, where many people hook up illegal extensions to the grid.
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image captionNigeria's national amputee football team meets to pray before the start of a training session in the city of Lagos on Friday.
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image captionOpposition supporters in Zimbabwe's capital show their red cards on Wednesday in a protest calling for electoral reforms ahead of polls on 30 July.
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image captionA Ugandan journalist films riot police as they fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators in the capital, Kampala, on Wednesday…
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image captionThe protest was against taxes that have been imposed on those using social media, which the government has now promised to review.
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image captionAnd children in northern Mozambique watch cartoons during a break in the broadcast of the World Cup Brazil v Belgium quarter-final on Friday.

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