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Africa's top shots: 1-7 November 2019

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

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image captionOn Saturday South Africa's national rugby team, in green, tackle their way through to victory against England...
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image caption...to win the rugby world cup 32-12.
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image captionAmid the post-match buzz scrum-half Faf de Kerk meets Prince Harry in his underwear...
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image caption...it becomes such a phenomenon that fans greet the team in their underwear during the bus parade on Thursday.
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image captionIn Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, on Sunday, a motorcyclist entertains the spectators on the last day of the 10-day Tour du Faso cycling race.
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image captionSpecial sesame snaps for next week's celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday are being prepared on Saturday by a sweet maker in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
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image captionSouth Sudan has been hit hard by flooding and on Wednesday a photographer in Pibor catches a young woman wading through the water.
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image captionAnd the winner is.... Geoffrey Kamworor from Kenya, who swoops to victory in the New York City Marathon on Sunday...
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image caption...while the man in third-place, Ethiopia's Girma Bekele Gebre, makes a more dramatic finish.
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image captionOn Friday, Algeria's regular protest to demand regime change is particularly big on the anniversary of the war that saw Algeria win independence from France...
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image caption...one cause protesters are shouting about on the streets is that of Lakhdar Bouregaa, seen on this mask, a well-known war veteran who has been banned from protesting.
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image captionIn Guinea's capital, Conakry, on Monday a fire is started at the funeral of a protester who was killed during a demonstration against the possibility of President Alpha Condé running for a third term.
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image captionOn the same day, in a camp for displaced people in Darfur, Sudan, a child looks on as the prime minister visits.
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image captionBut nearby the same camp in El-Fasher, North Darfur state, two women on donkeys have other things on their minds.
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image captionAnd the sun sets on the Moroccan Sahara on Friday.

Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, Nur Photo and Anadolu Agency

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