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Africa's week in pictures: 31 July - 6 August 2020

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent:
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image captionKenyan fashion-lover James Maina Mwangi, who once told the BBC he was Africa's most stylish man, poses with some of his pieces on Friday.
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image captionOn the same day in Senegal's capital Dakar, these girls wear bright and beautiful dresses for Eid al-Adha celebrations...
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image captionAlso in Dakar, this boy is pictured playing with a balloon.
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image captionCoptic Christians touch a mosaic of the Virgin Mary soon after Egypt's churches reopened on Monday.
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image captionOn Monday a number of statues in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, are seen with face masks as a reminder to the general public.
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image captionOn Wednesday, Tunisian musician Yasmine Azaiez performs at the Hammamet International Festival.
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image captionMembers of Benin's navy stand easy outside the presidency in Cotonou on Saturday ahead of independence day celebrations.
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image captionAnd fishermen in northern Egypt prepare to take their boats out to sea on Tuesday.
Pictures from Reuters, AFP and EPA.

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