Africa's week in pictures: 1-7 June 2018

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

A picture taken on June 3, 2018, shows a dog siting by heaps of plastic waste at Kibarani dump site in Mombasa. On June 5, 2018 the United Nations mark the World Environment Day which plastic pollution is the main theme this year.Image source, AFP
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A hopeful dog scavenges in plastic waste at the Kibarani dump site in Kenya's coastal city, Mombasa, on Sunday ahead of UN World Environment Day.
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On Friday, the Kenyan police band parades in Kisumu for Madaraka day celebrations - the annual commemoration of Kenya's passage to self-rule.
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At the Nigeria-England World Cup friendly a day later, a fan flaunts his hat from the new Nigeria football kit, which sold out within 24 hours.
Image source, Télévision Tunisienne 1
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Tunisia admitted to the BBC on Tuesday that their goalkeeper had twice faked injury in World Cup warm-up matches so that his tired teammates could break their Ramadan fast with dates and water.
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Clownfish swim among coral reefs in the Comoros archipelago on Friday - the region is also home to the elusive, deep-sea coelacanth fish which scientists have dubbed a "living fossil".
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A miner filters soil in search of minerals on Tuesday as South Africa legalises informal, small-scale mining in limited areas...
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Formerly illegal miners can now operate independently. They hope to strike lucky and find raw diamonds, as at least one person did with these stones pictured on the same day.
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On Saturday, actors dressed as soldiers from the Zimbabwe National Army search for innocent civilians in the bush in 1983: The Dark Years, a play previously banned under former President Robert Mugabe which revisits events from the Gukurahandi massacres.
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And a dancer from the Cape Town City Ballet pirouettes on stage during a free lunchtime concert on Tuesday.

Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, EPA and Télévision Tunisienne 1.

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