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Africa's week in pictures: 10-16 January 2020

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond:
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image captionAn Ethiopian girl attempts to fend off desert locusts as they fly in the outskirts of the eastern Jijiga city on Sunday. Locusts have invaded the region, destroying many crops.
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image captionIn Morocco's capital Rabat, these young Amazigh, or Berber, girls are all dressed on Sunday, the eve of the 2,970th Amazigh New Year...
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image captionMusicians welcomed the New Year with a performance near the parliament in Rabat...
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image captionUnlike in Morocco, the New Year is a public holiday in Algeria, where these Amazigh women joined in celebrations in their village east of the capital Algiers.
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image captionKenya most-famous actress, Lupita Nyong'o, attends the annual Critics' Choice Awards in California in the US on Sunday.
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image captionWhile models display South Africa's fashion talent at a show in Germany's capital Berlin on Monday...
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image captionSouth African fashion houses created designs specifically for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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image captionSouth Sudan's Makuei Puondak is in action during a basketball match between his country and Somalia in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Tuesday.
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image captionA man carries his dog in his arms through flood waters in a neighbourhood of Angola's capital Luanda on Friday.
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image captionIn Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan on the same day, a teacher hands back homework to children at the school where a 14-year-old boy found dead in the undercarriage of an international flight to Paris, was a pupil.
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