Africa's week in pictures: 14-20 February 2020

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond:

A man in Ethiopia's Mekelle city rides a horse painted in the colours of the Tigray regional flag on 19 February 2020.Image source, Getty Images
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In northern Ethiopia's Mekelle city on Wednesday, a man rides a horse painted in the colours of the Tigray region's flag to mark the 45th anniversary of the launch of armed resistance against the-then Marxist regime...
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While this woman holds a candle during a ceremony to remember those killed during the conflict.
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In Libya's capital, Tripoli, on Monday, children dressed in military fatigues stand to attention to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the uprising that led to the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi's regime.
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In Giza in Egypt on Wednesday, artist Ibrahim Salah works on a statue, made with 3,000 pieces of scrap, of Bastet, the ancient goddess of fertility, protection and pleasure.
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While Mohamed Diallo, a tailor for 40 years, sews in his shop in a neighbourhood in Guinea's capital, Conakry, on Monday.
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Nigerian music star Burna Boy is all smiles as he arrives for the BRIT Awards 2020 in London on Tuesday. He performed with British rapper Stormzy.
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This woman prays at a Catholic service in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday.
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At a gym in a township in South Africa's main city, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, Lehlogovolo Shikava lifts weights to stay fit after he lost his lower left leg during an armed robbery...
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While amputee Simo Mdudu practises chipping balls on a golf course in Cape Town on Tuesday.
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These residents of Lopei in northern Uganda catch their breath on Sunday after a swarm of desert locusts pass through their town.
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In Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Friday, this woman gets her make-up done during the Valentine Street Family Bash...
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And this woman, dressed in a Xhosa-inspired outfit, celebrated Valentine's Day by getting married on Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was once imprisoned.

Images from AFP, EPA, Getty and Reuters

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