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Africa's week in pictures: 2-8 November 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 captionOn Saturday a student keen to become a fashion designer gets to work in Mogadishu in Somalia.
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image captionWhile on the same day over in Western Sahara fishermen arrange their nets.
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image captionThe Anakao community in Madagascar go fishing on a smaller scale the next day...
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image captionThis Anakao fisherman dives right in to the water to gather the net.
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image captionOn the same day in the US, Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa, right, eventually overtakes compatriot Shura Kitat to win the New York City Marathon.
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image captionThe next day, a statue of the Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah raises eyebrows, with some asking if it looks anything like him.
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image captionAlso on Tuesday, Zimbabwean cricketer Bradon Mayuta rejoices after a Bangladeshi cricketer is dismissed. Zimbabwe go on to win the test match.
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image captionAlso celebrating, one time Somali refugee Ilhan Omar is elected into the US House of Representatives.
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image captionThe same day in Jerusalem, a woman from the Ethiopian Jewish community prays during the Sigd holiday.
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image captionA different type of festival is marked in Abidjan on the same day by a priestess carrying out a purification ceremony - the Abissa forgiveness festival.
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image captionElection officials wait to open the polls on Wednesday for Madagascar's presidential election where 36 people compete for the top job.
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image captionAfter polls close, disaster strikes as a fire guts buidlings in Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, and people salvage what is left.
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image captionAnd on Thursday Prince Charles gets a cooking lesson in Nigeria's capital Abuja on his last day of his West African tour.

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