Africa’s week in pictures: 27 December 2019 – 2 January 2020

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children in Kibera in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, see in the New Year with home-made sparklers… Image copyright EPA Image caption At the same time in South Africa, performers at the AfricaGrow festival also pay with fire… Image copyright…

A collection of the week’s perfect footage from around the continent:

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Youngsters in Kibera in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, see within the New 12 months with home-made sparklers…

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On the identical time in South Africa, performers on the AfricaGrow competition additionally pay with fireplace…

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In Nigeria’s industrial capital, Lagos, a person dances as he celebrates the beginning of 2020…

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Different Nigerians go for church fairly than the membership as a spot to mark the beginning of a brand new decade.

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On Monday, crowds rejoice within the Sudanese town of Omdurman after a courtroom sentenced 29 intelligence officials to demise for the torture and killing of a instructor.

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In neighbouring Egypt, at the identical day, police cadets lose their shirts as they participate in coaching…

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In addition they get to sing their own praises their talents on the police academy in Cairo.

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On Friday, supporters of Guinea-Bissau ruling birthday celebration candidate Domingos Simoes Pereira attend a rally forward of the presidential run-off vote.

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Egyptian volunteers prepare cups with black and white espresso on Saturday to create a mosaic depicting Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s demise masks…

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The flowery mosaic used to be displayed out of doors the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Higher Cairo.

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In a classy cafe in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday barista Filimon Tesfaselassie prepares a cup of espresso.

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On certainly one of Lagos’ seashores a horse is dressed up for New 12 months on Wednesday.

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On Friday, Libyans take to the streets within the capital, Tripoli, to turn give a boost to for the UN-recognised executive.

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