Africa’s week in pictures: 16-22 July 2021


A choice of the week’s finest pictures from throughout the continent and past:

On Tuesday, a person prays in a mosque in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi…

A girl has the word 'Eid' daubed on her forehead with face paint.

This lady can also be celebrating Eid al-Adha – or the “feast of the sacrifice” – the identical day in Nairobi…

A man leads a goat to be slaughtered during Eid al-Adha in Nairobi, Kenya, on 20 July.

The Muslim competition is marked by particular prayers and feasts, the place those that can afford it are inspired to slaughter an animal.

A family dressed in different colours attend prayers at the Central Mosque in Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé.

This household prove in type to the Central Mosque in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé, additionally on Tuesday.

A boy cups his ears during prayers at the mosque.

The following day, worshippers attend Massalikoul Jinaan mosque in Dakar, Senegal.

Children play at al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egypt, on 20 July.

In the meantime youngsters have enjoyable with balloons at morning prayers at al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egypt.

A girl wearing sunglasses makes the V-sign at the camera.

And this lady poses for the digicam on the Kara Cattle Market Mosque in Nigeria on Tuesday.

A view of boats in Conakry, Guinea.

Fishermen are inclined to their moored boats in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, on Monday.

A man works on a fishnet in Conakry, Guinea.

They’ve seen their incomes dwindle in recent times as fishing vessels from China and different nations proceed to function illegally off the coast of Guinea.

Azenaide Carlos of Angola's Handball team holds the ball.

On Thursday Azenaide Carlos of Angola launches a throw throughout handball coaching for the Toyko 2020 Olympics, which was postponed by a yr due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Beach workers help a man to get into the sea.

A person prepares to take a dip on the first public seashore designated for folks with disabilities in Alexandria, Egypt, on Saturday.

Moroccan actress Samah Baricou poses during a photocall for the film "Haut et Fort" (Casablanca Beats).

On Friday, Moroccan actress Samah Baricou starring within the film Haut et Fort poses on the crimson carpet at Cannes Movie Competition in France.

Opponents of Cameroon's President Paul Biya protest against his presence in Geneva, Switzerland.

“Switzerland helps Biya the dictator” reads this man’s signal at a protest in Geneva towards the Cameroonian president, who’s documented to spend a lot of his time within the European nation.

Supporters of presidential candidate Vila Nova celebrate the provisional results of the presidential elections, in Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe.

And in São Tomé and Príncipe on Monday, supporters of presidential candidate Vila Nova have a good time his lead within the first spherical of voting.

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