Africa's top shots: 25-31 October 2019

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

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image captionHundreds of migrants take shelter at this church in South Africa on Thursday, after being removed from the UN refugee agency's offices in Cape Town where they had staged a sit-in for three weeks.
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image captionOn Tuesday, an imam opens a door to the Great Mosque in the historic city of Agadez in central Niger.
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image captionThe next day in Cape Town, a tourist poses for photos in the Bo Kaap neighbourhood...
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image captionA local residents' association was recently given a conservation award for their efforts in preserving the heritage of the area.
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image captionOn Saturday, people take to the streets for Johannesburg Pride Parade...
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image captionThe event, which celebrates LGBTQ people and rights, is in its 30th year.
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image captionFinal-year primary school pupils sit for their exams in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Tuesday.
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image captionStudents protesting against a proposed 15% hike in tuitions fees at Uganda's Makerere University protect each other as tear gas is sprayed on Wednesday.
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image captionZimbabweans take part in protests on Friday against sanctions imposed by the EU and US.
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image captionOn the same day in Egypt, a caretaker at Luxor Temple takes a rest in the shade.
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image captionTruck drivers also shelter from the sun a day later in the Nigerian city of Lagos, in improvised beds on the undercarriage of their lorries.
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image captionAnd people rescued from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea are safely brought to shore at the Spanish port city of Malaga.

Images courtesy of Reuters, Getty Images, Nur Photo, SOPA Images and AFP.

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