Africa's week in pictures: 15-21 March 2019

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

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image captionUganda swimmer Larry Feni Graig wins gold in the 25m breaststroke race at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
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image captionOn Friday, fans await the start of the Super Rugby match between South Africa's DHL Stormers and Jaguares of Argentina. The South Africans triumphed 35-8 at home in Cape Town.
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image captionChildren in Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé, wait to meet football star Samuel Eto'o on Monday at an event organised by Fifa.
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image captionA week on from the Ethiopian Airlines crash, mourners light candles for those who died at a memorial service in Addis Ababa...
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image captionRelatives of Kenyan victims attend the service at the country's embassy in Addis Ababa on Saturday...
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image captionAll 157 people on board the flight were killed when Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 six minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa.
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image captionHundreds of thousands of Algerians of all ages have joined protests aimed at ousting President Bouteflika, including this girl seen at a demonstration in Paris on Sunday.
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image captionOn Wednesday, five days after tropical Cyclone Idai hit Beira city in Mozambique, it remains cut off from the rest of the country. Its 500,000 inhabitants are without electricity or telecoms...
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image captionThe storm passed into Zimbabwe, where 200,000 people have been affected. This road in the eastern district of Chimanimani, pictured on Monday, was washed away leaving timber workers stranded...
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image captionThis family from Beira, pictured on Tuesday, are among those who have managed to escape. Cyclone Idai is known to have killed 300 people across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, and the death toll is expected to rise.
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image captionIn northern Egypt on the same day, a wheat farmer sprays his crop with pesticides at dawn.

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