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Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 November 2018

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

Ethiopians in traditional dress waiting at an airport in Gondar, Ethiopia - Friday 9 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Ethiopians in traditional dress form part of a welcoming committee at the airport in the northern city of Gondar on Friday...
Dancers at the airport in Gondar, Ethiopia - Friday 9 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
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...
L-R: Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed cut the ribbon at the Tibebe Ghion Specialised Hospital in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia - Saturday 10 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
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...
Female members of a brass band chat and rest before the inauguration of the Tibebe Ghion Specialised Hospital in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia - Saturday 10 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Earlier, members of the brass band wait around the hospital grounds to play at the inauguration ceremony.
A Tanzanian UN peacekeeper on patrol in the area of Beni, DR Congo - Tuesday 13 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
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…
Women react when they see the coffin of someone killed by the Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces(ADF) rebel group in Beni, DR Congo Image copyright AFP
Image caption The day before, mourners attend a funeral for someone killed in an attack by a Ugandan rebel group active in the region.
Protesters demanding a War and Economic Crimes Court in Monrovia, Liberia - Monday 12 November 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption Protesters in Liberia gather outside the US embassy in the capital on Monday calling for a War and Economic Crimes Court…
Liberia's police chief Col Patrick Sudue keeping an eye on a demonstration in the capital, Monrovia, Liberia - Monday 12 November 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption While Liberia's police chief Col Patrick Sudue (C) patrols the demonstration in Monrovia a jovial mood.
Workers at an archaeological dig carry mummified cats, Saqqara, Egypt - Saturday 10 November 2018 Image copyright Reuters
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.
French first lady Brigitte Macron (L) greets her Mauritanian counterpart Tekber Mint Melainine Ould Ahmed at Versailles Palace, France - Sunday 11 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
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...
Chad's President Idriss Deby (L), Mali's leader Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (C) and Senegalese President Macky Sall (R) leave the Elysee Palace, Paris, France - Sunday 11 November 2018 Image copyright Reuters
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…
South African pipers marching in Durban, South Africa - Sunday 11 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption While South African pipers in a military orchestra take part in WW1 commemorations in the city of Durban.
Police officers stand to attention on Thursday during a graduation parade, Harare, Zimbabwe - Thursday 15 November 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption Graduating police officers stand to attention on Thursday in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare...
A female police officer during a passing out parade in Harare, Zimbabwe - Thursday 15 November 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption The police passing out parade is a big event attended by the president.
Miss Zimbabwe Tania Tatenda Aaron in traditional costume at the at the Miss International Beauty Pageant final in Tokyo, Japan - Friday 9 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Tania Tatenda Aaron competes for Zimbabwe at the Miss International Beauty Pageant final in Japan's capital, Tokyo, on Friday…
Guards at the launch of the a high speed train in Tangiers, Morocco - Thursday 15 November 2018 Image copyright Reuters
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.
Moroccan students protest in front of the parliament - one holding a traffic cone - in Rabat, Morocco - Monday 12 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
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.
Bobi Wine performing in on stage in Kampala, Uganda - Saturday 10 November 2018 Image copyright AFP
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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