Africa's week in pictures: 4-10 September 2020

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

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On Tuesday members of the Tigray circus rehearse in the Ethiopian city of Mekeele...
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... the circus provides training for disadvantaged young people.
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On Friday former Congolese wrestler Maitre Satonge pays tribute to his former colleague and friend, Alphonse Mwimba Makiease, a champion of albino rights, who died after a year-long illness.
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Activists from the South African opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters protest outside the shop Clicks in Polokwane on Monday over a shampoo advert which described black hair as dull and white hair as normal.
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On Wednesday a school acts as a polling station for the Tigray regional parliamentary election in northern Ethiopia...
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... Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government postponed all elections because of the coronavirus pandemic and has deemed this election illegal...
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... the election represents the latest challege to Mr Abiy's authority.
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On Tuesday people in Sudan's capital Khartoum continue to struggle with floods...
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... countrywide, floods have killed nearly 100 people and made thousands homeless.
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Meanwhile, on the other side of the continent, floods also hit Senegal's capital Dakar.
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On Monday this scene is captured in the alleyways of the Kibera neighbourhood of Kenya's capital Nairobi.
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On Tuesday protesters in London demand reparations for those affected by oil spills in the Niger Delta in Nigeria.

Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, EPA and Reuters.

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