Africa's week in pictures: 19-25 February 2021


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

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image captionAn Egyptian goose is spotted among daffodils in a London park on Wednesday.
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image captionOn Monday, a girl from Mozambique's Makonde community poses for the camera at a camp for internally displaced people.
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image captionAn Egyptian woodcarver living in Iraq perfects an image of a minaret on a wooden door on Monday.
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image captionGuests cover up against coronavirus at Milan Fashion Week in Italy on Tuesday, where for the first time five African-born designers opened proceedings.
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image captionThe next day in Morocco, a vendor waits for customers in the old city of Marrakesh.
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image captionEthiopian cyclist Tsgabu Grmay battles an incline at the UAE Tour in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
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image captionOn the same day, this mushroom farmer in Zimbabwe's capital Harare shows off an ingenious vertical cultivation method.
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image captionRefugees who fled Ethiopia's Tigray region into Sudan celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front on Friday.
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image captionAngry opposition supporters take to the streets of Niamey on Thursday, after ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum wins the presidential election. It marks Niger's first transition from one democratically elected leader to another.
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image captionOn the same day in Johannesburg, members of the South African Federation of Trade Unions call a nationwide protest to highlight growing poverty and inequality.
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image captionAlso on Thursday, Senegal continues its rollout of coronavirus vaccines. Up to 10% of Senegal's supply is being offered to smaller neighbours Guinea-Bissau and The Gambia "as a form of African solidarity", the president says.
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image captionAnd on Saturday, the five-year-old son of Egyptian rally driver Tarek el-Erian enjoys himself behind the wheel.

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