Africa's week in pictures: 22-28 July 2022

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

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On Saturday, people cheer after the unveiling of their team's boat for a day of traditional pirogue racing in the coastal city of St Louis in Senegal...
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Thousands attend the event, with spectators like these singing and dancing as they cheer on the boats...
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The competition is believed to date back 200 years, with each neighbourhood in the city putting forward multiple teams.
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In Rwanda, a performer wears a giraffe's head in a Kigali supermarket on Friday during a collaboration between Rwandan and Burundian artists and a Belgian theatre group.
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Tunisian singer Noor Arjoun performs at the Carthage International Festival in Tunisia on Wednesday.
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On Monday in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, a woman walks past election posters for presidential candidate Raila Odinga...
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Election fever continues on Wednesday in Kangari, where a man sits below a poster of the other main contender, Deputy President William Ruto.
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On Tuesday in Cape Town, South Africa, a vet shows a Great Dane some TLC at at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic.
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The next day in the same city a group of women gather outside a court during a case about the development expected to house Amazon's African HQ.
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Supporters of Banyana Banyana, South Africa's women's football team, cheer on Wednesday as the Wafcon winners come to Pretoria's Union Buildings to meet the president.
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Nigerian hurdler Tobi Amusan marks a moment of joy as she breaks the world record at the World Athletic Championships during the 100m hurdle semi-finals...
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Here she is pictured holding her prize money after winning gold in the final in Oregon.
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Ugandan Fridays For Future climate activist Patience Nabukalu poses for a photo during a meeting in Italy on Tuesday of the global movement to stop global warming.
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José Maria Neves, the president of Cape Verde, holds a press conference after meeting his Portuguese counterpart in Lisbon on Thursday.
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And a refreshing array of coloured drinks are mixed for those attending the Algerian Beverage Fair in Algeria's capital, Algiers, on Friday.

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