Africa's week in pictures: 8-14 March 2019

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A selection of photos from across Africa and Africans elsewhere this week:

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image captionAfrican-Australian Afro-techno music group Digital Afrika perform on Saturday in Adelaide, Australia.
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image captionLibyan women at the Martyrs Square in the capital, Tripoli, celebrate the national day of the traditional costume on Wednesday.
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image captionThis man wearing traditional Masaai dress attends a Magical Kenya Open event on the same day.
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image captionAlso on Wednesday, giraffes chase each other in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
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image captionThese cows gather at Dirkier cattle camp in South Sudan on Friday. Cattle are very important for many South Sudanese communities, as they are used as a store of wealth, as well as a source of food...
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image captionAlso in the South Sudanese town of Udier, this Catholic believer attends a church service.
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image captionRescue workers carry a man rescued from the rubble at the scene of a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday.
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image captionAlthough President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has withdrawn his bid for a fifth term in office, these protesters demand an immediate change in the Algerian capital, Algiers on Wednesday.
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image captionA woman weeps during a memorial service at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on Wednesday in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
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image captionA group of men distribute water at a peaceful protest organised by the opposition in the Benin city Cotonou on Monday.
image captionMokeira Oyaro does body art on a man at the Africa Nouveau Festival on Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya.
image captionThis woman shows off her jewellery at the same event.

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