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Africa's top shots: 22-28 November 2019

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond:

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image captionA couple in Guinea-Bissau lean against a taxi in the capital, Bissau, after voting in the presidential poll on Sunday…
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image captionThe next day, fishermen in the port in Bissau unload their catch. None of the 12 candidates won more than 50% of the vote, so a run-off between the top two will be held next month.
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image captionDancers perform during the All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Sunday…
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image captionAlso on stage dazzling the crowd during the Afrima ceremony is Awilo Longomba, a music star from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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image captionAt a carnival in Senegal's capital, Dakar, on Saturday someone dresses up to perform in a traditional lion hunting game…
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image captionThe event is aimed as showing the diversity of Senegal's culture with traditional costumes, dancing, music and food to be enjoyed.
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image captionOn Sunday, a woman boxes during a mixed martial arts class in Giza, south-west of Egypt's capital, Cairo...
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image captionSome of the women attending the class joined to defend themselves against potential harassment, the European Pressphoto Agency reports.
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image captionThe next day, Sudanese women march in the capital, Khartoum, to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
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image captionPassengers ride on board a train in Khartoum heading from the north of the city to the centre on Tuesday. The government reportedly inaugurated two new train lines last week.
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image captionOn the same day in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, a woman takes a ride on a motorbike taxi with some large containers.
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image captionA fisherman is seen crossing Lake Wegnia in Mali on Saturday.
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image captionDuring a football derby between Raja and Wydad in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Saturday, Wydad fans control a giant duck puppet to cheer on their team.
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image captionProtesters in Algeria's capital, Algiers, hold placards reading "No" in Arabic as they call for a boycott of presidential elections due to be held next month.
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image captionThe next day, religious leaders from the Ethiopian-Jewish community in Jerusalem lead prayers during a holiday to celebrate their arrival in Israel over the last few decades.
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image captionNigerian musician Femi Kuti performs with British band Coldplay at the historic Citadel in Jordan's capital, Amman, on Saturday.
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image captionOn Monday, South Sudanese children stand among the rooftops of homes destroyed by floodwaters in a camp in Maban for those who have fled their homes...
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image captionThe next day, a man hangs out to dry fish caught in a stream formed as a result of flooding in Maban.
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image captionPeople training to become yoga teachers practise together in the South African city of Johannesburg on Thursday.
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image captionAnd South Africa's Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi takes a selfie at Anfield, home ground of English Premier League football team Liverpool, during the Champions League match against Italian side Napoli on Wednesday.

Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters

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