Africa's week in pictures: 24-30 August 2018

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

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An eight-year-old girl harvests mangoes in the Egyptian village of al-Giza on Monday....
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This farmer checks the picked fruit under the trees before they are packaged up for sale.
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On Tuesday, South African children wait for UK Prime Minister Theresa May to visit their school in Gugulethu...
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Mrs May has gone viral this week after she attempted some dance moves at the school...
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The UK leader was on a three-nation tour of the continent. On Wednesday, she has great rapport with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari - but no dancing is on the cards.
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But on the same day, German leader Angela Merkel and her Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall look like they are about to take to the dance floor as she is welcomed in Dakar...
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The reception took place at the presidential palace in the Senegalese capital - where this gendarme is keeping guard.
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In the German capital, Berlin, on Wednesday Namibians attend a church service where the human remains of people killed during a genocide in colonial Namibia were returned...
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Tens of thousands of Herero and Nama were murdered in response to an anti-colonial uprising 100 years ago - and the community is demanding reparations from Germany.
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Outside South Africa's parliament on Friday, two rival protests - one pro-Palestinian, the other pro-Israel - take place amicably.
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On Tuesday, a woman from the Democratic Republic of Congo stands in the ocean for the first time during a programme in Maine to help integrate new refugees to the US.
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A tri-athlete prepares to go training on a beach in Port Elizabeth in South African ahead of an Ironman competition next month.
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On the same day, women use a scale in front of the bank in Tunisia's capital to weigh themselves.
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A man sorts through leads at the Agbogbloshi electronic waste site in Ghana's capital, Accra, on Monday…
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Heavy and precious metals are extracted by burning the cables so that they can be reused.
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Acrobats perform during the Royal Ascot Goat Races in Uganda's capital, Kampala, on Saturday...
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It is a charity goat race event - and parody of Britain's famous horse race...
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And, like Ascot, it is a time for the fashionistas to show off.
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A man blows a vuvuzela during the official inauguration ceremony of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Sunday.
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And a soldier lowers the union jack on Thursday after a news conference at Kenya's State House on the last day of Mrs May's African tour.

Pictures from AFP, EPA, Getty Images, PA and Reuters

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