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:

A man cradles and kisses an infant inside a church.Image source, AFP
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Hundreds 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.
Image source, Reuters
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On Tuesday, an imam opens a door to the Great Mosque in the historic city of Agadez in central Niger.
Image source, EPA
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The next day in Cape Town, a tourist poses for photos in the Bo Kaap neighbourhood...
Image source, EPA
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A local residents' association was recently given a conservation award for their efforts in preserving the heritage of the area.
Image source, AFP
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On Saturday, people take to the streets for Johannesburg Pride Parade...
Image source, AFP
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The event, which celebrates LGBTQ people and rights, is in its 30th year.
Image source, AFP
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Final-year primary school pupils sit for their exams in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Tuesday.
Image source, AFP
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Students protesting against a proposed 15% hike in tuitions fees at Uganda's Makerere University protect each other as tear gas is sprayed on Wednesday.
Image source, EPA
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Zimbabweans take part in protests on Friday against sanctions imposed by the EU and US.
Image source, Reuters
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On the same day in Egypt, a caretaker at Luxor Temple takes a rest in the shade.
Image source, NurPhoto
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Truck drivers also shelter from the sun a day later in the Nigerian city of Lagos, in improvised beds on the undercarriage of their lorries.
Image source, SOPA Images
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And 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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