Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 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 caption, Ethiopians in traditional dress form part of a welcoming committee at the airport in the northern city of Gondar on Friday...
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Image caption, Dancers are also there to greet the leaders of Eritrea and Somalia, Isaias Afwerki and Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed respectively, as part of events to cement regional peace...
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Image caption, The next day, Mr Isaias (L) and Mr Mohamed (R) join Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the opening of a local hospital in Bahir Dar...
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Image caption, Earlier, members of the brass band wait around the hospital grounds to play at the inauguration ceremony.
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Image caption, On Tuesday, a UN peacekeeper is seen on patrol in the area of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo near the border with Uganda…
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Image caption, The day before, mourners attend a funeral for someone killed in an attack by a Ugandan rebel group active in the region.
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Image caption, Protesters in Liberia gather outside the US embassy in the capital on Monday calling for a War and Economic Crimes Court…
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Image caption, While Liberia's police chief Col Patrick Sudue (C) patrols the demonstration in Monrovia a jovial mood.
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Image caption, In Egypt on Saturday, mummified cats are carried out of a recently discovered tomb in Saqqara near the capital, Cairo.
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Image caption, A young Al Ahly fan in Cairo comforts a distraught supporter of the Egyptian club after they lost to Tunisia's Esperance…
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Image caption, The Tunisian side's 3-0 victory in Rades gives them a third CAF Champions League title.
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Image caption, The French first lady (L) greets her Mauritanian counterpart at Versailles Palace as part of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One...
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Image caption, On the same day, Chad's President Idriss Deby (L), Mali's leader Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (C) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (R) leave the Elysee Palace after another event…
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Image caption, While South African pipers in a military orchestra take part in WW1 commemorations in the city of Durban.
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Image caption, Graduating police officers stand to attention on Thursday in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare...
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Image caption, The police passing out parade is a big event attended by the president.
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Image caption, Tania Tatenda Aaron competes for Zimbabwe at the Miss International Beauty Pageant final in Japan's capital, Tokyo, on Friday…
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Image caption, On Thursday, Moroccan guards are on duty for the launch of Africa's fastest train, which will halve travelling time between Casablanca and Tangiers.
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Image caption, Earlier in the week on Monday, students protest in front of parliament in Morocco's capital, Rabat, against a decision to keep clocks at summer time all year round.
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Image caption, And Ugandan musician-turned-MP Bobi Wine performs on Saturday for the first time his detention in August. He alleges he was tortured and beaten while in custody, something denied by the authorities.

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