Africa's week in pictures: 30 March-5 April

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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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Image caption, A man lies on the ground during a dramatisation of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Nigeria's main city, Lagos...
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Image caption, A young girl is comforted as she cries during the dramatisation...
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Image caption, While this boy prays in a sombre mood in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
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Image caption, Harun Karanja, the owner of Facebook Curio Shop, uses his mobile phone to access his Facebook account in Kenya's Rift Valley region.
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Image caption, A man works on a construction site in Goma, the main city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...
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Image caption, While others work on wooden scaffolding.
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Image caption, In South Africa's coastal city of Durban on Monday, a photograph of veteran anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is seen at a candle-lit vigil following her death at the age of 81...
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Image caption, While these women sing in her honour in Soweto, where Mrs Madikizela-Mandela lived and which was at the coalface of the anti-apartheid struggle.
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Image caption, While in Tunisia's capital Tunis, members of a guard of honour perform on Wednesday at the 43rd annual meeting of the Islamic Development Bank Group.
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Image caption, And in Australia on the same day, Salome Nyirarukundo of Rwanda carries the national flag during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
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Image caption, While on Friday a model presents a creation at Accra Fashion Week.
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Image caption, On Saturday, a woman casts her vote during during the second round of Sierra Leone's presidential election...
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Image caption, Wednesday's announcement that opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio's won led to celebrations by his in the capital, Freetown.

Pictures from AFP, Reuters, EPA and Getty Images.

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