Africa's top shots: 8-13 April 2017

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A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

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On Tuesday, guards of honour stand to attention in Nairobi as visiting Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani walks past.
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The following day, people gather on a green square in Khartoum, Sudan, to revel at an air parade staged by the Saudi Air Force.
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Young people take to playing beach football in Liberia's capital, Monrovia on Sunday.
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Kenya's Paul Lonyangata and wife Purity Rionoripo pose on Monday in Nairobi with one of the gold medals they won at the Paris marathon.
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Pigeons fly in front of the electoral campaign posters for the upcoming legislative election in Algiers, Algeria on Wednesday.
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South African President Jacob Zuma turned 75 on Wednesday and he by showing off his dance moves...
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While Mr Zuma danced, protestors across the country, such as this opposition supporter, called him to step down...
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On Wednesday, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe sported a new short hair cut, prompting comments on social media that he has taken after Mr Zuma.
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On Monday, Egyptian priests in Alexandria pray at the funeral for victims of an attack on a Coptic orthodox monastery...
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This woman in Tunis holds a candle in memory of the victims of the monastery bombing.
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Practising what may be a dying art, this man weaves a "baoule" loincloth in the village of N'gbekro, Ivory Coast.

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