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Africa's week in pictures: 27 November - 3 December 2020


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

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image captionA man watches the moon from a hilltop in Um Raquba camp in Sudan on Tuesday, where thousands fleeing Ethiopia's Tigray region are taking shelter.
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image captionOn Friday a woman prepares harissa, the famed North African chilli paste said to originate in Tunisia. The country is seeking Unesco's "intangible cultural heritage" status for the condiment.
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image captionOn the same day in Kenya, roses are collected for export to Europe.
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image captionVisitors to Miami Art Week in the US observe "Rwanda", a piece by Cameroonian painter Barthélémy Toguo, on Monday.
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image captionMeanwhile, teams battle it out at the annual canoe race held in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, on Tuesday.
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image captionOn Saturday, protesters in Spain back calls for a referendum in Western Sahara. The country was annexed decades ago by Morocco and the Saharawi people, many of whom live in refugee camps in Algeria and Morocco, have long called for a vote on self-determination.
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image captionOn Tuesday in Cairo, a boy performs the Tanoura dance which incorporates the Sufi technique of whirling.
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image captionAnd on the same day in South Africa, a woman takes a ride on the merry-go-round at the Johannesburg Zoo.

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