Africa's week in pictures: 26 October-1 November 2018

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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 captionA pottery student works clay with his feet at a studio in southern Egypt on Tuesday...
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image captionWhile on Saturday, Burkinabé designer Maré Abibou crafts dolls in her workshop in the capital, Ouagadougou.
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image captionAlso in Burkina Faso, a fan of the Tour du Faso cycling competition shows his support to riders after the fifth stage on Tuesday.
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image captionThe next day, people wear face paint and fancy dress costumes to a Halloween party at George Hay Park in the South African city of Johannesburg.
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image captionMoroccans take to the streets of Rabat on Thursday for the Boujloud festival - an annual event with Berber roots that some have likened to Halloween.
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image captionOn the same day, anti-Paul Biya protesters gather in Paris days after he won a seventh presidential term in Cameroon in disputed elections.
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image captionAlso on Thursday, a group of evangelical Christians in Pretoria, South Africa, hold what they hope will be southern Africa's biggest-ever prayer meeting...
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image captionThis group of Catholic believers gather for mass at a quarry in Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, on the same day.
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image captionCooks in the Libyan town of Junzur prepare a wedding feast on Wednesday.
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image captionModels dressed in Nigerian fashion brand Fruche take to the catwalk at Lagos Fashion Week on Friday.
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image captionAnd on Sunday, a group of boys play football on the beach on Gorée Island in Senegal.

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