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Africa's week in pictures: 3-9 August 2018

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

Tens of thousands of Ethiopian Orthodox believers gather at Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa - 4 August 2018 Image copyright Getty Images
Tens of thousands of Ethiopian Orthodox believers gather at Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, on August 4, 2018 Image copyright Getty Images
Soldiers of the Ivorian Special Forces parade during celebrations in Abidjan marking the 58th anniversary of Ivory Coast's independence from France - Tuesday 7 August 2018 Image copyright AFP
A man in traditional Khoi San regalia waits before a land expropriation hearing being held in a church in Cape Town - Friday 4 August 2018 Image copyright Getty Images
The unveiling of the identical car used by the police to arrest anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela 56 years ago in Howick, some 125 km (78 miles) outside Durban - Saturday 5 August 2018 Image copyright Getty Images
Mahmoud Yasser, mechanical engineering student from Helwan University, drives an air-powered vehicle in Cairo, Egypt - Tuesday 7 August 2018 Image copyright Reuters
A man walks in front of graffiti in Cairo, Egypt - Monday 6 August 2018 Image copyright Reuters
A girl looks on next to a defaced campaign poster of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare, Zimbabwe - Monday 6 August 2018 Image copyright Reuters
Children attend Sunday School at The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on August 05, 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe Image copyright Getty Images
A Kenyan woman (C), who lost her relative, poses for a photo being taken by her friend as she stands in front of the plaque bearing the names of those killed during the 1998 bombing of US Embassy, at the August 7th memorial park in Nairobi, Kenya, 07 August 2018. Image copyright EPA
Men transport sheep on their motorcycles, ahead of the Muslim festival of sacrifice Eid al-Adha in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt - Thursday 9 August 2018 Image copyright Reuters
A vendor carries a sold sheep to the customer's car, ahead of the Muslim festival of sacrifice Eid al-Adha, in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo,, Egypt August 9, 2018. Image copyright Reuters
A rider on his horse jumps over a barrier during the Knights of Libya Festival in Benghazi, Libya - Tuesday 7 August 2018 Image copyright Reuters

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