Africa's week in pictures: 26 February - 4 March 2021

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

A family watch a movie screening at the Sudanese European Film Festival.Image source, Reuters
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A Sudanese family enjoy themselves at a safe distance from other cinemagoers at a drive-in film festival in Khartoum on Sunday.
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A day earlier in Cairo, skateboarders take part in Egypt's first Red Bull Mind the Gap event.
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And on the same day in Kenya's Narok county, young Masai men take part in initiation rites to become moran - the men who are traditionally the warrior class.
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Children look at a magazine during a break from selling fruit in Senegal's capital, Dakar, on Sunday.
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In Dakar on Wednesday, supporters of presidential challenger Ousmane Sonko square up to security forces. Mr Sonko has been accused of rape and has been stripped of his parliamentary immunity. He denies the charges.
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On Saturday a Sahrawi soldier with henna patterns on her hands takes part in a parade...
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The event took place at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Tindouf, Algeria. It marks 45 years since the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, also known as Western Sahara, was declared...
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It is a full member of the African Union but not recognised by all international governments. Most of its territory remains under the control of Morocco, which claims it is part of its territory.
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On Tuesday in Addis Ababa, a man and his horse charge forward in anniversary celebrations of the 1896 Battle of Adwa, which saw Ethiopians defeat invading Italian forces.
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And on Wednesday, cars wait patiently for a giraffe to cross the road in Kenya's Kimana Sanctuary.

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