Africa's week in pictures: 12-18 April 2019

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A selection of photos from across Africa and Africans elsewhere this week:

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image captionA priest burns incense during a Palm Sunday mass at the Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Mozambique's Sofala Province.
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image captionA Samburu woman holds a placard during the Global March for Elephants, Rhinos, Lions and other endangered species on Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya.
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image captionA girl receives support from a doctor as she learns how to walk with her new prosthetic limb in South Sudan on Friday.
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image captionBoys play football passionately in the school grounds in Mozambique on Monday.
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image captionA young woman is covered in yellow powder during Egypt's first Colour Run in Giza on Saturday.
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image captionKenyan artist Bankslave completes his graffiti in Dakar, Senegal, during the festigraff, an urban culture festival on Friday.
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image captionPolice officers and the Presidential Guard control the crowds as President Felix Tshisekedi arrives at the airport of Goma in DR Congo on Sunday.
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image captionAt Cape Town Fashion Week, a model wears an outfit inspired by a tribal mask...
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image captionWhile her colleague sports a spectacular hat on Saturday.
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image captionOn the same day, Nigerian men get ready to wrestle one another in a traditional Kokawa wrestling contest in Lagos in front of a crowd.
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image captionWhile this fighter from the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army, loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, takes part in his graduation ceremony at a military academy in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Thursday.
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image captionIn Sudan, women have been vocal in their demand for the dissolution of the Transitional Military Council which toppled long-standing leader Omar al-Bashir last week...
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image captionThese two women join the call for a civilian government at the same protest on Friday.
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image captionUS President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka visits local entrepreneurs in Ivory Coast on Wednesday as part of her four-day visit to Africa.

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