Africa’s week in images: 26 June – 2 July 2020

Africa's week in pictures: 26 June - 2 July 2020

A choice of the week’s best photographs from across the continent:

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Getty Pictures

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On Monday, Ivory Coastline sprinter Murielle Ahouré requires to the setting up blocks through instruction in the US town of Miami.

A cat is pictured at the sea front promenade before a curfew imposed by authorities to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the Bab el-Oued district of Algeria's capital Algiers on June 29, 2020.Graphic copyright
AFP

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On the exact same working day in Algeria’s capital Algiers, a cat retains a lookout on the seafront.

A man spray disinfectant in the mosque before opening them in front of worshipers, according to the decision of the Egyptian government, Egypt, Cairo, June 27, 2020Image copyright
NurPhoto

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Disinfectant is sprayed in this mosque in Cairo on Saturday…

A man wearing a protective mask, amid concerns over the coronavirus, walks next to painted Arabic words reading Impression copyright
Reuters

Al-Fishawy cafe in Cairo, Egypt, 27 June 2020. Egyptian authorities decided to ease coronavirus restrictions gradually. Cafes and restaurants are back to business starting from 27 June 2020, but they must operate at 25% of their capacity and observe social distancing among other safety measures, and any violations will result in the suspension of the facilityImage copyright
EPA

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The city’s cafes and dining places reopen on the very same working day, but with social distancing enforced.

Sudanese protesters chant slogans during a protest in Khartoum, Sudan, 30 June 2020. The protesters gathered on the 31st anniversary of the 1989 military coup that brought ousted President Omar al-Bashir into power. Demonstrators flocked to the capital from far and wide to call for reforms and request justice for those killed in anti-government protests one year earlier during the uprising and coup dGraphic copyright
EPA

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Tens of hundreds of Sudanese heeded the simply call to protest on Tuesday, demanding better reforms for the place on the 31st anniversary of ousted President Omar al-Bashir having ability in a coup.

Students from the Antsi Military Academy (school for officers of the Malagasy army) are positioned in downtown Antananarivo on June 26, 2020 before the Malagasy military troops parade in front of the President of the Republic for the traditional Malagasy Independence Day, which was exceptionally organised on the Avenue de l'Indépendance in the city centre but without being open to the public.Image copyright
AFP

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On Friday, armed service academy students get element in Madagascar’s Independence Working day celebrations.

People gather to participate in celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of CongoGraphic copyright
Reuters

The Democratic Republic of Congo celebrates the 60th anniversary of its independance from Belgium on June 30, 2020. Leader of the Congolese national movement, Patrice Lumumba became the first Prime Minister (1960) of the new state Democatic Republic of the Congo, former Belgian Congo, renammed Zaire in 1971. Arrested in November 1960 and deposed, he was assassinated in January 1961.Graphic copyright
AFP

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This statue of the nation’s initially primary minister, Patrice Lumumba, is viewed on the very same working day in the cash Kinshasa. A long time on from his assassination in 1961, Belgian prosecutors say they are investigating regardless of whether they can prosecute people suspected of taking part.

Women sit on a rock at a beach called Image copyright
Reuters

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And on Sunday females just take in the scene at a seashore in Dakar, Senegal.

Photographs from AFP, EPA, Reuters, NurPhoto and Getty Visuals.

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