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.

An Egyptian worker shapes a clay ornament at one of the traditional pottery schools for manufacturers at Tunis Village near Fayoum, 130km south Cairo , Egypt, 30 October 2018. Tunis village near Fayoum is famous for clay pottery workshops, they use clay brought from Aswan in upper Egypt (860km south of Cairo). The price of clay pots varries between 20 to 2000 Egyptian pound (1.12 US dollars to 112 US dollars) depending on the size, drawing, and craftsmanship of the item.Image source, EPA
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A pottery student works clay with his feet at a studio in southern Egypt on Tuesday...
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While on Saturday, Burkinabé designer Maré Abibou crafts dolls in her workshop in the capital, Ouagadougou.
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Also 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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The 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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Moroccans 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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On 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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Also 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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This group of Catholic believers gather for mass at a quarry in Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, on the same day.
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Cooks in the Libyan town of Junzur prepare a wedding feast on Wednesday.
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Models dressed in Nigerian fashion brand Fruche take to the catwalk at Lagos Fashion Week on Friday.
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And on Sunday, a group of boys play football on the beach on Gorée Island in Senegal.

Pictures from AFP, EPA, Reuters and Getty Images

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