Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 April 2021

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

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image captionA boy plasters his face with sand while playing on Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday.
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image captionOn Tuesday a lemon vendor proudly poses with his fruits in Tunisia's capital, Tunis.
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image captionRamadan lanterns are on sale at this shop in Cairo, Egypt, as the Muslim holy month begins on Monday.
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image captionThe next day in Zimbabwe, worshippers attend prayers at a mosque in Harare...
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image captionWhile this man prays alone at the Nizamiye Mosque in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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image captionOn Saturday a day before elections in Chad, supporters of President Idriss Déby rally in the capital N'djamena. President Déby seized power in a military coup in 1990 and is seeking re-election for a sixth term.
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image captionChildren add to a community mural in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday.
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image captionTwo young anti-government demonstrators draped in the Algerian flag walk through the streets of Algiers on Saturday.
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image captionOn Tuesday a man tries to climb over this fence separating Africa from Europe - on one side is Morocco, and on the other is the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.
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image captionThis vase seen on Sunday has been unearthed and pieced together at the so-called Lost Golden City...
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image captionThe site was recently uncovered by Egyptian archaeologists near Luxor and dates backs some 3,000 years to the reign of Amenhotep III.
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image captionAnd on Wednesday in Cape Verde, a man takes a dip in the sea with his bodyboard.

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