Africa's week in pictures: 24-30 June 2022

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

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Traditional dancers perform as a coffin containing a tooth - the only known remains of murdered Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba - arrives on Sunday in Shilatembo, the place where he was assassinated in 1961...
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A brass band also plays in Lumumba's honour on this latest leg of a country-wide tour of the coffin ahead of a funeral on Thursday.
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Women in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, join a protest on Wednesday, the second day of demonstrations against the rising cost of living...
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The first day had turned violent and on Wednesday the police come out to protect prominent politicians, including Deputy Finance Minister Abena Osei Asare (centre).
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In Sudan's capital, Khartoum, people take to the streets on Thursday to demand civilian rule on the third anniversary of a huge anti-military protest.
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Leaders from Commonwealth nations, including UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, are welcomed in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, by traditional dancers at the opening ceremony of a heads of government meeting on Friday evening.
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A worker in Ethiopia brings in the harvest on Friday at a vineyard 110km (70 miles) south-east of Addis Ababa...
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An employee of Awash Wine gets to smell and taste the result of the fermentation of a previous harvest.
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A photographer snaps the portrait of a Sudanese migrant on Saturday who had made it to the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla the previous evening despite being beaten by security forces...
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At least 23 people died in the violence as they tried to cross from Morocco and on Tuesday, in the capital, Rabat, migrants hold a demonstration demanding an investigation.
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A woman zips around the southern Malian city of Sikasso with three children as they go about their day on Saturday.
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Algeria is hosting the latest edition of the Mediterranean Games, held every four years, and in the 50kg women's gold-medal match in kumite, which is a branch of karate, Egyptian Salama Reem (L) fights Algeria's Cylia Ouikene. Ouikene goes on to win.
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A car taking part in Kenya's Safari rally stirs up the dust south of Lake Naivasha on Sunday, the last day of the competition.
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On Friday, bakers in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, prepare baguettes made of wheat and cassava flour so they can be enjoyed over the weekend.
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Kenya's Indian Ocean island of Lamu is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches, but parts of the coast are also heavily polluted with plastic waste as a photographer found out on Sunday.

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