Africa's week in pictures: 27 March-2 April 2020

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

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image captionMusicians play from their balcony on Wednesday in the Egyptian city of Giza during a curfew to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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image captionOn Monday, a philosophy teacher in Burkina Faso is filmed teaching a class for final year school pupils. A TV channel is broadcasting classes every day as schools and universities are closed because of the virus.
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image captionOn the same day in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, people read news about the pandemic on a blackboard.
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image captionA man cycles with his child though a settlement outside Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, on Tuesday. The country is also in lockdown because of coronavirus.
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image captionOn Wednesday, workers disinfect a stretch of road in Senegal's capital, Dakar, as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19.
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image captionOn the same day in Uganda's capital, Kampala, a man poses for a photograph in an unusual mask…
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image captionUganda is also in lockdown, but some food markets remain open. Here a Red Cross volunteer on Wednesday measures the temperature of a man entering one in Kampala...
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image captionAfter being screened, shoppers are then marked with a pen to show they have been checked.
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image captionIn Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan, a woman makes liquid soap on Wednesday. One of the best preventative measures against coronavirus is to wash one's hands with soap and water.
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image captionA fish seller calls for customers at a food market in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday hours before the start of a coronavirus lockdown there.
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image captionOn Saturday, a baguette seller arranges her loaves at a market in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there has been panic buying.
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image captionPeople wait to be shaved at a barbershop ahead of the start of Kenya's coronavirus evening curfew in the capital, Nairobi, on Tuesday.
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image captionTunisians demanding financial aid to cope with their lockdown protest outside a government building in the town of Mnihla on Monday.
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image captionMoroccans watch from their window in the capital, Rabat, on Friday as officers instruct people outside to observe lockdown rules and get off the streets.
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image captionAn officer in South Africa fires rubber bullets to impose a lockdown in the township of Alexandra on Tuesday…
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image captionOn the same day, shoppers in the South African city of Durban sit on their trolleys as they queue to get into a supermarket...
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image captionA masked man walks along a street in central Johannesburg on Saturday, the second day of South Africa's strict shutdown.
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image captionIn Ghana on Monday, a man takes a snooze on a deserted beach in the capital, Accra, which is also subject to coronavirus restrictions.
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image captionAnd researchers from Morocco, the UK and the US released this illustration of a pterosaur on Saturday - a flying reptile they have discovered lived in the Sahara 100 million years ago.

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