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Africa's week in pictures: 4-10 January 2019

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

A supporter of Felix Tshisekedi being showered with power in Kinshasa, DR Congo - Thursday 10 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
A supporter of Felix Tshisekedi holds a picture in Kinshasa, DR Congo - Thursday 10 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
A Congolese wrestler's fetisheur sits on top of a car as he arrives to the Stade De Martyrs for a sports exhibition day in Kinshasa, DR Congo - Tuesday 8 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
A view of one of the new struggle hero statues, of Nelson Mandela, recently erected at the Cradle of Humankind in Johannesburg, South Africa - Friday 4 January 2019 Image copyright EPA
A man lifts weights as he works out at the Kaloleni gym, in Nairobi, Kenya - Wednesday 9 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
A Chinese and Kenyan national sit handcuffed in a court in Nairobi, Kenya - Wednesday 9 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
President Omar al-Bashir holding a stick in Khartoum, Sudan - Wednesday 9 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
Supporters of Sudan"s President Omar al-Bashir raise up sticks and swords in salute as they gather during a rally for him in the Green Square in the capital Khartoum on January 9, 2019 Image copyright AFP
Sudanese protesters attend an anti-government demonstration in the capital Khartoum - Sunday 6 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
A migrant awaits disembarking upon their arrival at the harbour of Malaga, Spain - Sunday 6 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o and Chadwick Boseman attend the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeless, the US - Sunday 6 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
Crane lifts a railway carriage back onto tracks in Lagos, Nigeria - Thursday 10 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
Followers Nazareth Baptist Church pray on top of their holy mountain of Nhlongakazi, north of Durban, South Africa - Wednesday 9 January 2019 Image copyright EPA
The Shembe pilgrims walking up a mountain north of Durban - Saturday 5 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
On Monday Ethiopian Orthodox pilgrims rest as they attend their Christmas Eve celebration at the Saint Mary's Church in Lalibela, Ethiopia - Monday 7 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images
Ethiopian Orthodox pilgrims take part in the Christmas Eve celebration at Saint George Church in Lalibela, Ethiopia - Sunday 6 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
Ethiopian Orthodox pilgrims attend the Christmas celebrations at Saint Mary's Church in Lalibela, Ethiopia - Monday 7 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
A security guard looking through a window at American University of Cairo in Cairo, Egypt - Thursday 10 January 2019 Image copyright AFP
Children play football at the Zawiyyet al-Mayyitee cemetery near Minya, Egypt Tuesday 8 January 2019 Image copyright Reuters

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