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

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

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image captionA man covered in smoke helps fumigate parts of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday as part of ongoing efforts to disinfect public places to stop the spread of coronavirus...
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image captionStreets, market stalls and other surfaces are being disinfected.
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image captionOn the same day there is a sandstorm in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, but this motorcycle rider soldiers on.
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image captionAn Ivorian sculptor carves a mask in Grand-Bassam on Tuesday, a day before World Art Day.
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image captionIt is a different kind of sculpting on Monday in the Grand Egyptian Musuem, where an archaeologist helps restore the golden sarcophagus of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun.
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image captionOn the streets of Cairo, Egyptian clown Ahmed Naser, wearing a face mask, helps children to put on theirs.
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image captionThe Cuban flag flutters as a delegation of doctors pose for a picture on Friday after arriving in the Angolan capital, Luanda, to help the country fight coronavirus.
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image captionMen and horse take a wash on Saturday in Senegal, hours before a coronavirus curfew kicks in...
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image captionOn the beach, this man prefers a dry leisurely walk with his dog.
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image captionGet set, go... People exercise in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, where the highway is devoid of traffic on Monday because of a lockdown in the state to halt the spread of coronavirus.
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image captionOn Sunday, founder of the Akamasoa association, Father Pedro, conducts the traditional great mass celebrating Easter in a granite quarry in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
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image captionThis parishioner in Zimbabwe prays outside a closed church as there is a 21-day nationwide lockdown to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease.
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image captionA group of homeless men in South Africa take in the last of Thursday's daylight before seeking a place to sleep. The country is also in lockdown.

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