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Africa's week in pictures: 21-27 September 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.

Egyptian actress Passant Shawky pose during a photo shoot at the El Gouna film festival on the Red Sea in Egypt on September 25, 2018. Image copyright AFP
Paulus Ambunda of Namibia and Muhamad Ridhwan of Singapore face off during the Roar of Singapore V - The Kings of Lion City Official Press Conference at Sands Expo & Convention Centre on September 25, 2018 in Singapore. Image copyright AFP
Sudanese judo fighters compete during a women competition held in the capital Khartoum on September 22, 2018. Image copyright AFP
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa and Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres attend the unveiling ceremony of the Nelson Mandela Statue from the Republic of South Africa on September 24, 2018 at the United Nations in New York. Image copyright AFP
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa and Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres attend the unveiling ceremony of the Nelson Mandela statue from the Republic of South Africa on September 24, 2018 at the United Nations in New York. Image copyright AFP
A snake keeper is seen showing off a python at an agriculture fair on September 25, 2018 in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Image copyright AFP
Ethiopian Christian believers, wearing traditional clothes, celebrate the Meskel Festival, commemorating the discovery of the True Cross by the Roman Empress Helena (Saint Helena) in the fourth century in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on September 26, 2018. Thousands of Christian Orthodoxes gathered with their traditional white clothes. Image copyright Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Ethiopian Christian believers, wearing traditional clothes, celebrate the Meskel Festival, commemorating the discovery of the True Cross by the Roman Empress Helena (Saint Helena) in the fourth century in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on September 26, 2018. Thousands of Christian Orthodoxes gathered with their traditional white clothes. Image copyright Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Students play football in street at the end of the study day on September 24, 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. Image copyright NurPhoto/Getty Images
Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP, Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi Wine, walks with a cane to attend his media conference at his home in Kampala on September 24, 2018. Image copyright AFP
People dressed in traditional Volkspele (a traditional Afrikaner dance) attire, dance at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria on Heritage Day on September 24, 2018. - People of Afrikaner descent gathered at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria on September 24, 2018 to celebrate Heritage day. Image copyright AFP
A traditional Isicathamiya group performs at the Natal Playhouse Theatre in Durban on September 23, 2018, during an Isicathamiya competition. - The National Isicathamiya Competition held annually includes over 150 groups competing in the Isicathamiya style, an a capella choral singing style developed in South Africa by migrant Zulu communities. Image copyright AFP
Traditional Isicathamiya competitors prepare backstage to display their sense of style and fashion in the funky category known as 'Oswenka' (Swank), at the Natal Playhouse Theatre in Durban on September 23, 2018, during an Isicathamiya competition. - The National Isicathamiya Competition held annually includes over 150 groups competing in the Isicathamiya style, an a capella choral singing style developed in South Africa by migrant Zulu communities. Image copyright AFP
Mosaic from the House of Amphitrite in Bulla Regia, the archaeological site in north-western Tunisia, a former Roman city. It is noted for its Hadrianic-era semi-subterranean housing, a protection from the fierce heat and effects of the sun ,on September 21, 2018 in Jendouba, Tunisia. Image copyright Corbis News/Getty Images
Audience attends the live performance of Dj/Producer Jeff Mills and drummer Tony Allen during the event called 'AFRICA NOW @OGR' at Officine Grandi Riparazioni on September 22, 2018 in Turin, Italy. Image copyright Getty Images
An elderly man in the streets,on September 22, 2018 in Ain Draham, Tunisia. Image copyright Corbis News/Getty Images

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