Africa's week in pictures: 13-19 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 caption, Football fans cheer on the French team as they watch the World Cup final on Sunday in the Ivorian city of Abidjan…
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Image caption, France's victory - with a multiracial squad including 14 players eligible to play for African teams - has been hailed by many fans as a victory for Africa.
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Image caption, The next day, Kenyans gather by the side of the road to greet Barak Obama on his visit to his father's home village in the west of the country…
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Image caption, One man decorated his motorbike in honour of the former US president...
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Image caption, This nun does not hide her political leanings as she stands waiting for Mr Obama, who was coming to open a sports and training centre...
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Image caption, Mr Obama tells those gathered for the ceremony about the positive influence of basketball in his life.
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Image caption, On Wednesday, schoolchildren in the South African city of Durban mark 100 years since the birth of late President Nelson Mandela...
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Image caption, On the same day, a sand artist creates this tribute to the anti-apartheid icon on a beach in India's coastal city of Puri.
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Image caption, Dignitaries ride on camels to an election campaign rally in Gao in northern Mali on Wednesday.
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Image caption, Moroccans in the capital, Rabat, call on Sunday for the release of those jailed for taking part in anti-government protests in al-Hoceima last year.
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Image caption, People wade through water in Aboisso in south-eastern Ivory Coast on Saturday after flooding caused by heavy rainfall.
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Image caption, A police officer stands guard in front of a passenger train which derailed south of Egypt's capital Cairo on Friday.
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Image caption, And Nigerian musician Seun Kuti (R) and his band perform on Saturday at a festival on a floating stage in Huesca in Spain.

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