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Africa's week in pictures: 22 - 28 May 2020

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent:
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image captionThis boy prays with his father at a mosque in Nairobi, Kenya, as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ends on Sunday.
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image caption"Let's fight corona together" reads this mural, also in Nairobi, on Friday.
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image captionEarlier that day in Egypt's capital, Cairo, someone flies a kite at sunrise.
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image captionOn Tuesday mounted police officers patrol the beach in Harhoura, Morocco, to deter any visitors during the lockdown.
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image captionTesting continues on the same day in Nairobi, where this man grimaces through his nasal swabbing.
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image captionThere is no scientific evidence that steam inhalation is effective against coronavirus, nor is it recommended by the World Health Organization. But this has not stopped some Tanzanians from using steaming booths like this one on Friday.
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image caption"I love you, don't throw me on the street" reads this sign on a cat's neck at Animalia Veterinary Clinic, Cairo, on Wednesday. Some Egyptians are abandoning their pets because they fear they could spread the virus.
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image captionAs the East African locust invasion rages on, planes like this one in northern Kenya on Saturday, are being used to spray the pests that have decimated farmers' crops and livelihoods.
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image captionMeanwhile ripe strawberries are harvested from the fields in Korba, Tunisia, on Wednesday.
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image captionOn the same day in Nigeria's biggest city, people walk past a giant mural reading "Our Lagos, Your Lagos".
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image captionThis Moroccan couple chat to relatives on the phone on Sunday as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home in the capital city Rabat.
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image captionThe next day, this girl plays with a hula hoop in Nairobi.
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image captionAlso on Monday, schools reopen in the Ivory Coast...
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image captionAll pupils have been instructed to wear masks.
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image captionAnd on Tuesday, a woman walks past street art by the Wachata group in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
Pictures from AFP, EPA, Reuters and Getty Images.

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